Discovery certificate for object 2019btf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30756 [ 2019TNSTR.378....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-14 12:41:07
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 2019btf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19ays
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:57:54.160 (254.475667) DEC = -27:08:46.75 (-27.146319)
Discovery date: 2019-03-12 15:30:14 (JD=2458555.1459954)


Remarks: blue new transient near the galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-12 15:30:14
Flux: 18.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-13 23:26:52
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/2019btf