Discovery certificate for object 2019htm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 38139 [ 2019TNSTR1036....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-19 06:30:24
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 2019htm
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19ckx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:21:58.960 (230.495667) DEC = -61:08:23.17 (-61.139769)
Discovery date: 2019-06-17 22:07:40 (JD=2458652.4219907)


Remarks: red Galactic plane source brightens by 0.8 mag over 4.5 years

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-17 22:07:40
Flux: 16.06 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-04-13 17:54:14
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/2019htm