Discovery certificate for object 2019bte
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30755 [ 2019TNSTR.378....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-14 12:40:35
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 2019bte
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19ayr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:18:06.710 (259.527958) DEC = -32:25:13.22 (-32.420339)
Discovery date: 2019-02-15 17:29:45 (JD=2458530.2289931)


Remarks: 1.5 mag rise on a red star in the galactic bulge

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-15 17:29:45
Flux: 18.68 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-11 09:01:26
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/2019bte