Discovery certificate for object 2019cop
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 31749 [ 2019TNSTR.467....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-31 23:22:46
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 2019cop
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19bdk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:02:03.380 (315.514083) DEC = +63:13:51.89 (63.231081)
Discovery date: 2019-03-28 13:36:28 (JD=2458571.0669907)


Remarks: faint Gaia source brightens by 2 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-28 13:36:28
Flux: 18.73 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-20 14:00:57
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/2019cop