Discovery certificate for object 2019ajc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29460 [ 2019TNSTR.178....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-01 15:25:17
Sender: Prof. Avishay Gal-Yam
Source Group: ePESSTO

Avishay Gal-Yam report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2019ajc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aacyqhc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:55:08.160 (133.784) DEC = +14:22:12.40 (14.370111)
Discovery date: 2019-01-10 11:41:35 (JD=2458493.9872106)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J085508.18+142214.2

Remarks: Discovered in the Zwicky Transient Facility (https://www.ztf.caltech.edu/; Kulkarni et al. 2018, ATel 11266) data stream processed through the Lasair broker (http://lasair.roe.ac.uk/).

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-10 11:41:35
Flux: 20.464 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-09 11:29:15
Limiting flux: 20.135 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


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