Discovery certificate for object 2019bbz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30146 [ 2019TNSTR.275....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-25 13:36:03
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 2019bbz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19arf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:07:22.760 (136.844833) DEC = -51:31:56.24 (-51.532289)
Discovery date: 2019-01-22 01:03:21.000 (JD=2458505.5439931)


Remarks: long term 2 mag brightening of variable red source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-22 01:03:21.000
Flux: 18.25 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-16 14:00:57
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


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