Discovery certificate for object 2019cbu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 31118 [ 2019TNSTR.420....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-21 12:09:31
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 2019cbu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19baw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:30:57.280 (337.738667) DEC = -83:43:37.06 (-83.726961)
Discovery date: 2019-02-24 16:36:28 (JD=2458539.1919907)


Remarks: blue transient 30 arcsec from galaxy LEDA 220743, declining

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-24 16:36:28
Flux: 17.59 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-31 11:42:43
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/2019cbu