Discovery certificate for object 2019ayu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30051 [ 2019TNSTR.257....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-19 11:35:33
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 2019ayu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19apu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:26:35.920 (96.649667) DEC = +03:58:52.72 (3.981311)
Discovery date: 2019-02-14 06:17:16.000 (JD=2458528.7619907)


Remarks: erratic source brightens by >2.5 mag over 1 year

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-14 06:17:16.000
Flux: 16.18 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-07 17:15:21
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://www.wis-tns.org/object/2019ayu