Discovery certificate for object 2019hkx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 37676 [ 2019TNSTR.997....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-13 10:43:39
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 2019hkx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19cgk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:07:18.090 (211.825375) DEC = -63:46:33.35 (-63.775931)
Discovery date: 2019-06-11 10:04:48 (JD=2458645.92)


Remarks: more than 1 mag drop in a Galactic plane very red source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-11 10:04:48
Flux: 18.06 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-12-17 17:58:33
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/2019hkx