Discovery certificate for object 2019btd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30754 [ 2019TNSTR.378....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-14 12:39:44
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Source Group: GaiaAlerts

A. Delgado, D. Harrison, S. Hodgkin, M. van Leeuwen, G. Rixon, A. Yoldas (University of Cambridge), on behalf of Gaia Alerts team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019btd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19ayq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:52:27.450 (28.114375) DEC = -34:32:10.43 (-34.536231)
Discovery date: 2019-03-11 23:08:09 (JD=2458554.4639931)


Remarks: 0.7 mag rise near nucleus of galaxy 2dFGRS TGS570Z270

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-11 23:08:09
Flux: 18.14 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-03-11 18:54:43
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2019btd