Discovery certificate for object 2019gqj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 36507 [ 2019TNSTR.897....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-01 19:59:00
Sender: Mr. Malhar Kendurkar
Source Group: GSNST

M. Kedurkar, C. Raguenaud, R. Chinchwadkar for GSNST Team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019gqj
Discoverer internal name: GSNST-19af
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:16:06.398 (244.026658) DEC = +55:13:45.85 (55.229404)
Discovery date: 2019-06-01 19:50:52 (JD=2458636.3269907)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J16160636+5513455

Remarks: Possible nuclear source visible in three epochs so could be TDE

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-01 19:50:52
Flux: 15.91 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-05-15 22:23:31
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/2019gqj