Discovery certificate for object 2019cka
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 31538 [ 2019TNSTR.439....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-26 16:42:06
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 2019cka
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19bcl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:33:22.080 (203.342) DEC = -60:09:20.30 (-60.155639)
Discovery date: 2019-02-16 10:33:36 (JD=2458530.94)


Remarks: variable red Galactic plane source brightens by 3 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-16 10:33:36
Flux: 17.24 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-11 02:25:26
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/2019cka