Discovery certificate for object 2019tfr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 50641 [ 2019TNSTR2166....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-10-24 14:08:29
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: GaiaAlerts

S.T. Hodgkin, E. Breedt, A. Delgado, D.L. Harrison, M. van Leeuwen, G. Rixon, T. Wevers, A. Yoldas (IoA Cambridge), N. Ihanec, K. Kruszyńska, K.A. Rybicki, Ł. Wyrzykowski (Warsaw University Astronomical Observatory), Z. Kostrzewa-Rutkowska (Leiden Observatory), D. Eappachen (SRON/RU), G. Marton (Konkoly Observatory), on behalf of the Gaia Alerts team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019tfr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19erz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:41:04.450 (235.268542) DEC = -63:46:20.57 (-63.772381)
Discovery date: 2019-10-18 23:19:40 (JD=2458775.4719907)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~2.5 mags, previous outburst in lightcurve, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-10-18 23:19:40
Flux: 17.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-06-24 16:10:33
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/2019tfr