Discovery certificate for object 2019fkx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 35219 [ 2019TNSTR.795....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-05-16 11:03:22
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 2019fkx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19bus
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:31:57.780 (352.99075) DEC = -32:07:58.66 (-32.132961)
Discovery date: 2019-05-15 09:08:38 (JD=2458618.8809954)


Remarks: blue transient near faint galaxy KIDS J233157.73-320758.25

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-05-15 09:08:38
Flux: 17.73 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-04-25 10:52:19
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/2019fkx