Discovery certificate for object 2019keg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 40549 [ 2019TNSTR1122....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-07-02 17:09:36
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 2019keg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19ctn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:49:41.510 (42.422958) DEC = +61:01:30.97 (61.025269)
Discovery date: 2019-06-30 07:07:40 (JD=2458664.7969907)


Remarks: slow rise by 0.2 on a very bright Galactic plane star, known emission line star

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-30 07:07:40
Flux: 12.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-06-15 14:42:43
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/2019keg