Discovery certificate for object 2019cta
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 31925 [ 2019TNSTR.493....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-04-03 14:08:37
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 2019cta
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19bev
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:39:59.090 (99.996208) DEC = -26:26:16.15 (-26.437819)
Discovery date: 2019-04-01 23:24:00 (JD=2458575.475)


Remarks: fast rising transient near centre of galaxy LEDA 767836

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-04-01 23:24:00
Flux: 18.8 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-27 07:36:28
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/2019cta