Discovery certificate for object 2019bkd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30416

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-02 22:43:30
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Source Group: ATLAS

J. Tonry, L. Denneau, A. Heinze, H. Weiland, H. Flewelling (IfA, University of Hawaii), B. Stalder (LSST), A. Rest (STScI), C. Stubbs (Harvard University), K. W. Smith, S. J. Smartt, D. R. Young, K. Maguire, S. J. Prentice, O. McBrien, D. O'Neill, P. Clark, M. Magee, M. Fulton, A. McCormack (Queen's University Belfast), D. E. Wright (University of Minnesota) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019bkd
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS19dqs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:56:22.743 (254.094764) DEC = -47:15:52.68 (-47.264634)
Discovery date: 2019-03-01 15:40:19 (JD=2458544.1529977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-01 15:40:19
Flux: 17.36 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-16 05:44:09
Limiting flux: 18.42 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


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