Discovery certificate for object 2019xu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29063 [ 2019TNSTR.124....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-22 08:36:04
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 2019xu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19agj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:43:50.030 (130.958458) DEC = -82:05:28.97 (-82.091381)
Discovery date: 2019-01-18 05:35:31 (JD=2458501.7329977)


Remarks: blue transient on faint DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-18 05:35:31
Flux: 18.59 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-28 01:24:57
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/2019xu