Discovery certificate for object 2019ss
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 28833 [ 2019TNSTR..92....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-15 09:23:58
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 2019ss
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aeg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:01:11.940 (0.29975) DEC = +11:44:09.67 (11.736019)
Discovery date: 2019-01-13 01:19:12 (JD=2458496.555)


Remarks: fast flare on a red Gaia and SDSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-13 01:19:12
Flux: 17.55 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-06-04 02:32:38
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/2019ss