Discovery certificate for object 2019xf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29026 [ 2019TNSTR.119....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-20 21:25:27
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 2019xf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19afo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:21:45.030 (140.437625) DEC = -68:18:15.59 (-68.304331)
Discovery date: 2019-01-19 11:25:26 (JD=2458502.9759954)


Remarks: blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-19 11:25:26
Flux: 17.32 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-24 19:22:04
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/2019xf