Discovery certificate for object 2019gag
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 35894 [ 2019TNSTR.863....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-05-28 12:40:57
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 2019gag
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19byf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:14:09.340 (288.538917) DEC = -13:56:45.53 (-13.945981)
Discovery date: 2019-05-25 08:26:52 (JD=2458628.8519907)


Remarks: fast flare on a red Gaia source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-05-25 08:26:52
Flux: 17.61 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-08-30 03:27:21
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/2019gag