Discovery certificate for object 2019ffd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 34984 [ 2019TNSTR.776....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-05-14 09:00:31
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 2019ffd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19bsx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:18:18.740 (19.578083) DEC = -23:09:48.82 (-23.163561)
Discovery date: 2019-05-10 09:21:36 (JD=2458613.89)


Remarks: 0.7 mag fast flare in red Gaia dwarf star

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-05-10 09:21:36
Flux: 17.68 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-11 09:10:04
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/2019ffd