Discovery certificate for object 2019cbw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 31120 [ 2019TNSTR.420....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-21 12:10:20
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 2019cbw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19bay
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:09:32.460 (242.38525) DEC = -66:36:19.51 (-66.605419)
Discovery date: 2019-03-19 10:07:40 (JD=2458561.9219907)


Remarks: faint Gaia source brightens by 2.5 mags and becomes blue, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-19 10:07:40
Flux: 18 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-19 10:20:38
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/2019cbw