Discovery certificate for object 2019dka
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 32951 [ 2019TNSTR.557....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-04-12 12:41:59
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 2019dka
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19bhu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:54:37.760 (253.657333) DEC = -41:18:28.48 (-41.307911)
Discovery date: 2019-04-08 21:41:45 (JD=2458582.4039931)


Remarks: erratic source brightens by more than 1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-04-08 21:41:45
Flux: 18.28 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-03-14 21:43:12
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/2019dka