Discovery certificate for object 2019fkd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 35179 [ 2019TNSTR.786....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-05-15 08:15:14
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 2019fkd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19buk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:44:34.090 (131.142042) DEC = +07:32:22.88 (7.539689)
Discovery date: 2019-05-13 13:09:07 (JD=2458617.0479977)


Remarks: faint Gaia source in outburst, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-05-13 13:09:07
Flux: 17.69 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-04-13 11:47:02
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/2019fkd