Discovery certificate for object 2019bzv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 31027 [ 2019TNSTR.408....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-19 17:05:58
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 2019bzv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19bai
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:40:56.160 (250.234) DEC = -56:32:12.01 (-56.536669)
Discovery date: 2019-03-17 09:57:36 (JD=2458559.915)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by 2 mag and becomes blue, previous events seen. Candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-17 09:57:36
Flux: 17.87 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-18 10:09:07
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/2019bzv