Discovery certificate for object 2019kim
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 40697 [ 2019TNSTR1144....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-07-04 10:02:17
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 2019kim
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19cug
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:40:09.670 (85.040292) DEC = -69:10:12.18 (-69.17005)
Discovery date: 2019-07-02 03:28:48 (JD=2458666.645)


Remarks: blue source towards LMC brightens by 0.6 mag in 6months - candidate Be-type outburst or microlensing

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-07-02 03:28:48
Flux: 16.82 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-03-24 10:49:26
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/2019kim