Discovery certificate for object 2019edk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 33785 [ 2019TNSTR.645....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-04-27 09:38:00
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 2019edk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19bof
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:31:04.020 (352.76675) DEC = -21:48:15.23 (-21.804231)
Discovery date: 2019-04-25 20:55:40 (JD=2458599.3719907)


Remarks: known blazar 2FGL J2330.9-2144 brightens by 2 mag. GALEX and WISE detected.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-04-25 20:55:40
Flux: 16.47 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-29 03:54:43
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/2019edk