Discovery certificate for object 2019bbg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30125 [ 2019TNSTR.275....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-25 12:01:33
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 2019bbg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aqk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:22:01.330 (110.505542) DEC = -09:38:20.26 (-9.638961)
Discovery date: 2019-02-16 18:01:26.000 (JD=2458531.2509954)


Remarks: blue hostless transient near the Galactic plane, declining

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-16 18:01:26.000
Flux: 18.75 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-06 11:45:36
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/2019bbg