Discovery certificate for object 2019ckb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 31541 [ 2019TNSTR.440....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-26 23:22:46
Sender: Andrew Drake
Source Group: SNHunt

Mirco Villi with CRTS report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019ckb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:07:40.032 (181.9168) DEC = +43:29:46.32 (43.4962)
Discovery date: 2019-03-03 11:29:22 (JD=2458545.9787269)

Potential host galaxy: UGC 7577
Host redshift: 0.00065

Remarks: Seen on multiple nights. Very faint for such a nearby host, thus unlikely to be a supernova. Not seen in prior CRTS data.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-03 11:29:22
Flux: 20.5 ABMag
Filter: V-crts-CRTS
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: MLS 10K CCD.

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-28 10:14:07
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: V-crts-CRTS
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other


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