Discovery certificate for object 2019bjz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30411 [ 2019TNSTR.307....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-02 18:23:07
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: SN 2019bjz
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-19dz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:02:11.705 (240.54877) DEC = +15:55:03.86 (15.91774)
Discovery date: 2019-03-02 02:24:00 (JD=2458544.6)

Potential host galaxy: III Zw 075 NOTES01
Host redshift: 0.03326

Remarks: Present in several epochs, likely a nuclear source, so could also be a TDE

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-02 02:24:00
Flux: 16.8 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-27 10:48:00
Limiting flux: 17.2 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Leavitt
Telescope: ASASSN-Leavitt


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