Discovery certificate for object 2019iky
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 38907 [ 2019TNSTR1100....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-29 11:19:47
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 2019iky
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19crz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:24:05.560 (36.023167) DEC = -44:18:22.93 (-44.306369)
Discovery date: 2019-06-26 16:40:47 (JD=2458661.1949884)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LCRS B022209.9-443158

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-26 16:40:47
Flux: 18.65 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-05-18 23:31:12
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/2019iky