Discovery certificate for object 2019xr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29050 [ 2019TNSTR.122....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-21 15:39:29
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2019xr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19agf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:00:02.070 (330.008625) DEC = +49:58:20.32 (49.972311)
Discovery date: 2019-01-20 02:03:50 (JD=2458503.5859954)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by ~1.5 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-20 02:03:50
Flux: 19.06 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-20 14:28:19
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/2019xr