Discovery certificate for object 2019gca
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 35950 [ 2019TNSTR.871....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-05-29 13:26:35
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 2019gca
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19byt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:25:08.920 (126.287167) DEC = +64:11:13.96 (64.187211)
Discovery date: 2019-05-28 00:11:31 (JD=2458631.5079977)


Remarks: long-term brightening of Gaia source (~1.5 mags)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-05-28 00:11:31
Flux: 18.73 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-04-19 08:26:52
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/2019gca