Discovery certificate for object 2019afu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29344 [ 2019TNSTR.154....1R ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-28 11:27:37
Sender: Mr. Malhar Kendurkar
Reporting Group: GSNST     Discovery Data Source: GSNST

Malhar Kendurkar and Cedric Raguenaud on behalf of GSNST report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019afu
Discoverer internal name: GSNST 19-ab
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:40:16.824 (10.070101) DEC = +06:37:38.13 (6.627257)
Discovery date: 2019-01-28 11:24:00 (JD=2458511.975)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J00401699+0637388


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-28 11:24:00
Flux: 16.3 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Observations are made using Slooh Robotic Observatory, Canary Island, Spain

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-27 21:13:59
Limiting flux: 19 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2019afu