Discovery certificate for object 2019ikx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 38903 [ 2019TNSTR1100....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-29 11:17:10
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 2019ikx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19crv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:49:51.420 (42.46425) DEC = -23:02:56.04 (-23.0489)
Discovery date: 2019-06-27 14:31:12 (JD=2458662.105)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 805523

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-27 14:31:12
Flux: 18.58 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-03-20 07:17:45
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/2019ikx