Discovery certificate for object 2019bxs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30936 [ 2019TNSTR.400....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-18 11:00:32
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 2019bxs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19azo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:17:28.390 (259.368292) DEC = -49:56:56.22 (-49.94895)
Discovery date: 2019-03-15 09:53:16 (JD=2458557.9119907)


Remarks: blue hostless transient near Galactic plane. candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-15 09:53:16
Flux: 17.57 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-18 10:00:28
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/2019bxs