Discovery certificate for object 2019xi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29035 [ 2019TNSTR.122....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-21 09:00:42
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 2019xi
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19afv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:15:09.760 (348.790667) DEC = -13:23:10.03 (-13.386119)
Discovery date: 2019-01-20 14:42:43 (JD=2458504.1129977)


Remarks: 2.5 mag flare and fast decay on red Gaia source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-20 14:42:43
Flux: 16.55 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-15 14:38:24
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/2019xi