Discovery certificate for object 2019idu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 38603 [ 2019TNSTR1071....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-25 23:42:08
Sender: Andrew Drake
Source Group: SNHunt

Nikolay Mishevskiy with CRTS report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019idu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:46:20.448 (206.5852) DEC = +46:07:41.52 (46.1282)
Discovery date: 2019-06-23 04:22:01 (JD=2458657.681956)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 5301
Host redshift: 0.005

Remarks: A faint transient with Mv ~ -10. Detected on three nights spanning a month. The low luminosity and lack of evolution suggests it may be an LBV outburst.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-23 04:22:01
Flux: 21 VegaMag
Filter: V-crts-CRTS
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: MLS 10K CCD.

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-05-06 06:36:24
Limiting flux: 21.5 VegaMag
Filter: V-crts-CRTS
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: MLs 10K CCD.

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