Discovery certificate for object 2019pih
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 45977 [ 2019TNSTR1718....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-09-03 12:38:01
Sender: Emmanuel Conseil
Reporting Group: None     Discovery Data Source: None

Emmanuel Conseil report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019pih
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:44:18.250 (11.076042) DEC = +41:32:47.20 (41.546444)
Discovery date: 2019-08-29 22:39:00 (JD=2458725.44375)

Potential host galaxy: M31

Remarks: Emmanuel Conseil reports the discovery of a transient in M31, located at 00 44 18.25 +41 32 47.2 on 2019-08-29 at 22h39 UT. The objet is visible at magnitude 18.7 on 5 images between 22h39 UT and 00h06 the next day. The object is also visible on 5 images taken between 2019-08-31 22h26 UT and 2019-09-01 00h42 UT at magnitude 18.4. The object is now at magnitude 17.7CV on 7 images taken between 2019-09-02 22h34UT and 2019-09-03 00h42UT. All images have been taken used Slooh robotic telescope T2WF (Corrected Dall-Kirkham 17" + FLI PL16803) at Mt Teide, Canary Islands. Images available at https://www.flickr.com/photos/econseil/48670688818

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-29 22:39:00
Flux: 18.7 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Corrected Dall-Kirkham 17" + FLI PL16803 5 images

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-28 23:02:00
Limiting flux: 19.2 VegaMag
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Corrected Dall-Kirkham 17" + FLI PL16803

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