Discovery certificate for object 2019ffb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 34981 [ 2019TNSTR.776....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-05-14 08:57:33
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 2019ffb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19bsu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:38:20.880 (69.587) DEC = -27:31:38.42 (-27.527339)
Discovery date: 2019-05-09 23:54:14 (JD=2458613.4959954)


Remarks: candidate SN near extended PanSTARRS source (and UV source GALEXASC J043820.77-273138.0)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-05-09 23:54:14
Flux: 18.72 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-03-05 07:23:31
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/2019ffb