Discovery certificate for object 2019fka
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 35174 [ 2019TNSTR.786....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-05-15 08:05:24
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 2019fka
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19buf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:42:15.610 (310.565042) DEC = -08:04:30.76 (-8.075211)
Discovery date: 2019-05-13 20:25:26 (JD=2458617.3509954)


Remarks: Gaia source associated with UV source GALEXASC J204215.56-080429.7 brightens by 1 mag and gets bluer

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-05-13 20:25:26
Flux: 19.3 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-04-13 08:42:43
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/2019fka