Discovery certificate for object 2019dnk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 33138 [ 2019TNSTR.577....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-04-15 10:50:16
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 2019dnk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19biy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:51:33.290 (282.888708) DEC = -29:30:13.97 (-29.503881)
Discovery date: 2019-03-08 15:41:45 (JD=2458551.1539931)


Remarks: faint Gaia source brightens by 1.5 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-08 15:41:45
Flux: 18.38 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-20 21:34:33
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/2019dnk