Discovery certificate for object 2019dou
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 33196 [ 2019TNSTR.599....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-04-19 09:32:51
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 2019dou
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19bjq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:40:47.420 (55.197583) DEC = +57:57:20.84 (57.955789)
Discovery date: 2019-04-12 12:54:43 (JD=2458586.0379977)


Remarks: slow rise by 1 mag on a Galactic Plane source - candidate microlensing event

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-04-12 12:54:43
Flux: 17.43 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-17 09:05:45
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/2019dou