Discovery certificate for object 2019kj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 28355 [ 2019TNSTR..46....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-08 23:03:21
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 2019kj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19abl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:17:26.860 (229.361917) DEC = -40:42:13.10 (-40.703639)
Discovery date: 2019-01-04 16:52:19 (JD=2458488.2029977)


Remarks: blue transient, fading

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-04 16:52:19
Flux: 18.19 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-30 18:34:33
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/2019kj