Discovery certificate for object 2019bbu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30139 [ 2019TNSTR.275....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-25 13:29:55
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 2019bbu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19aqy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:51:09.280 (282.788667) DEC = -09:01:48.54 (-9.03015)
Discovery date: 2019-02-17 22:58:04.000 (JD=2458532.4569907)


Remarks: Galactic plane star brightens by 0.3 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-17 22:58:04.000
Flux: 18.25 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-17 21:11:31
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/2019bbu