Discovery certificate for object 2019afb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29318 [ 2019TNSTR.145....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-27 19:28:40
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

K. Z. Stanek, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019afb
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-19bl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:09:15.749 (77.31562) DEC = -23:36:14.33 (-23.60398)
Discovery date: 2019-01-26 05:02:24.000 (JD=2458509.71)

Remarks: On the rise, faint match in PS1, most likely a CV, but could be a SN


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-26 05:02:24.000
Flux: 16.4 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-22 22:33:36
Limiting flux: 17.4 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: