Discovery certificate for object 2019fmk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 35298 [ 2019TNSTR.804....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-05-17 10:01:27
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 2019fmk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19bvc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:59:16.950 (89.820625) DEC = -13:17:56.51 (-13.299031)
Discovery date: 2019-05-14 10:33:36 (JD=2458617.94)


Remarks: red source brightens by>2 mags erratically over 2.5 years

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-05-14 10:33:36
Flux: 17.22 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-05-14 06:20:09
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/2019fmk