Discovery certificate for object 2019xj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29036 [ 2019TNSTR.122....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-21 09:01:28
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: SN 2019xj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19afw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:10:50.270 (167.709458) DEC = +07:50:59.64 (7.8499)
Discovery date: 2019-01-16 22:09:07 (JD=2458500.4229977)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy LEDA 1332571, rising

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-16 22:09:07
Flux: 19.79 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-08 18:30:14
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/2019xj