Discovery certificate for object 2019dof
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 33175 [ 2019TNSTR.592....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-04-18 10:48:35
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 2019dof
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19bjd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:27:38.390 (276.909958) DEC = -26:51:10.26 (-26.85285)
Discovery date: 2019-04-09 15:15:50 (JD=2458583.1359954)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by 0.6 mag, candidate microlensing event near the Galactic bulge

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-04-09 15:15:50
Flux: 18.66 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-18 17:18:14
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/2019dof