Discovery certificate for object 2019hkt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 37672 [ 2019TNSTR.997....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-13 10:41:19
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 2019hkt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19cgg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:19:16.060 (34.816917) DEC = +65:49:24.31 (65.823419)
Discovery date: 2019-06-10 18:51:50 (JD=2458645.2859954)


Remarks: Bright Galactic plane star rises by 0.3 mag over 6 months - candidate Be-type outburst

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-10 18:51:50
Flux: 14.32 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-23 23:08:09
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/2019hkt