Discovery certificate for object 2019bxy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30945 [ 2019TNSTR.400....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-18 11:06:38
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 2019bxy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19azx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:23:13.800 (275.8075) DEC = -60:41:05.96 (-60.684989)
Discovery date: 2019-03-15 16:06:14 (JD=2458558.1709954)


Remarks: repeated blue 2-3 mag outbursts in faint Gaia source, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-15 16:06:14
Flux: 16.8 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-21 16:07:40
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/2019bxy