Discovery certificate for object 2019ccy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 31157 [ 2019TNSTR.433....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-25 11:52:00
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2019ccy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19bca
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:32:04.620 (53.01925) DEC = -25:56:55.14 (-25.94865)
Discovery date: 2019-03-08 05:28:19.000 (JD=2458550.7279977)


Remarks: bright state of known polar-type CV VY For

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-08 05:28:19.000
Flux: 16.76 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-21 08:26:52
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/2019ccy