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GCN Circular 24545

LIGO/Virgo S190503bf: Gaia Photometric Alerts transient candidate
2019-05-14T22:00:27Z (5 years ago)
Zuzanna Kostrzewa-Rutkowska at SRON <>
Z. Kostrzewa-Rutkowska (SRON/RU), S. Hodgkin, A. Delgado, D.L. Harrison, M.
van Leeuwen, G. Rixon, A. Yoldas (IoA Cambridge), D. Eappachen, P.G. Jonker
(SRON/RU) on behalf of Gaia Alerts team report the discovery of a transient
candidate within the probability skymap of S190503bf (the LIGO Scientific
Collaboration and the Virgo Collaboration, GCN 24377):

Name      TNSid     Date [TCB]          RaDeg     DecDeg    AlertMag URL
Gaia19bsu AT2019ffb 2019-05-09T23:55:04 69.58702 -27.52734  18.72

Acknowledgements: This work has made use of data from the European Space
Agency (ESA) mission Gaia (, processed by
the Gaia Data Processing and Analysis Consortium (DPAC, Funding for the DPAC
has been provided by national institutions, in particular the institutions
participating in the Gaia Multilateral Agreement. ZKR, DE, and PGJ
acknowledge support from the European Research Council under ERC
Consolidator Grant agreement no 647208.
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