Discovery certificate for object 2019dnj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 33137 [ 2019TNSTR.577....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-04-15 10:49:31
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 2019dnj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19bix
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:44:44.100 (251.18375) DEC = -53:04:25.61 (-53.073781)
Discovery date: 2019-04-11 21:51:50 (JD=2458585.4109954)


Remarks: star near the Galactic plane brightens by 1.4 mag over 6 months. candidate microlensing event

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-04-11 21:51:50
Flux: 18.14 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-01 02:35:31
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/2019dnj