Discovery certificate for object 2019egk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 33915 [ 2019TNSTR.662....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-04-29 11:56:25
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 2019egk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19boq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:16:23.410 (319.097542) DEC = +58:53:27.17 (58.890881)
Discovery date: 2019-04-27 19:33:36 (JD=2458601.315)


Remarks: hostless blue transient near the Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-04-27 19:33:36
Flux: 18.67 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-03-30 03:24:28
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/2019egk