Discovery certificate for object 2019htk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 38137 [ 2019TNSTR1036....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-19 06:28:30
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 2019htk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19ckv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:00:34.530 (330.143875) DEC = -56:19:51.78 (-56.33105)
Discovery date: 2019-06-17 03:18:43 (JD=2458651.6379977)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by 0.8 mag over 4 years

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-17 03:18:43
Flux: 18.57 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-03-02 00:04:19
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/2019htk