Discovery certificate for object 2019gay
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 35917 [ 2019TNSTR.871....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-05-29 08:47:16
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 2019gay
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19byk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:43:40.570 (55.919042) DEC = -71:41:51.58 (-71.697661)
Discovery date: 2019-05-26 03:50:24 (JD=2458629.66)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 267649

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-05-26 03:50:24
Flux: 18.73 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-04-27 16:03:21
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/2019gay