Discovery certificate for object 2019ffg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 34988 [ 2019TNSTR.776....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-05-14 09:11:50
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 2019ffg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19btb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:36:32.960 (279.137333) DEC = +20:46:13.40 (20.770389)
Discovery date: 2019-05-10 07:43:40 (JD=2458613.8219907)


Remarks: faint Gaia source brightens by 3 mag and becomes very blue, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-05-10 07:43:40
Flux: 16.86 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-28 04:36:28
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/2019ffg