Discovery certificate for object 2019ias
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 38500 [ 2019TNSTR1063....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-24 10:47:29
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 2019ias
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19cov
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:51:47.830 (222.949292) DEC = -49:05:39.08 (-49.094189)
Discovery date: 2019-06-22 10:23:31 (JD=2458656.9329977)


Remarks: Gaia source flares and becomes blue over less than a day

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-22 10:23:31
Flux: 17.81 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-04-07 17:51:21
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/2019ias