Discovery certificate for object 2019bce
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30151 [ 2019TNSTR.275....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-25 13:41:36
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 2019bce
Discoverer internal name: Gaia19ark
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:22:58.160 (275.742333) DEC = -31:03:40.28 (-31.061189)
Discovery date: 2019-02-18 21:36:00.000 (JD=2458533.4)


Remarks: blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-18 21:36:00.000
Flux: 18.71 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-10-05 16:19:12
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/2019bce