Discovery certificate for object 2019gdc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 36014 [ 2019TNSTR.878....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-05-30 10:41:48
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 2019gdc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19byw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:17:12.060 (79.30025) DEC = -71:52:43.61 (-71.878781)
Discovery date: 2019-05-27 15:56:09 (JD=2458631.1639931)


Remarks: Gaia source near galaxy 2MASX J05171110-7152469 brightens by 0.5 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-05-27 15:56:09
Flux: 18.31 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-04-27 23:57:07
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/2019gdc