Discovery certificate for object 2019azu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30081 [ 2019TNSTR.270....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-24 20:12:21
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 2019azu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aqe
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:48:12.780 (207.05325) DEC = -63:16:28.49 (-63.274581)
Discovery date: 2019-02-17 04:32:09.000 (JD=2458531.6889931)


Remarks: Gaia optical detection of X-ray binary MAXI J1348-630

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-17 04:32:09.000
Flux: 15.56 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-13 07:00:28
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/2019azu