Discovery certificate for object 2019sam
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 48753 [ 2019TNSTR2004....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-10-06 00:58:47
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Source Group: ASAS-SN

K. Z. Stanek, Z. Way, for the ASAS-SN team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019sam
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-19ym
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:10:57.890 (92.74121) DEC = -31:40:24.96 (-31.6736)
Discovery date: 2019-10-04 00:43:12 (JD=2458760.53)


Remarks: Bright SN candidate near faint, uncatalogued host galaxy, fading; might be a SLSN or a CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-10-04 00:43:12
Flux: 15.1 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-10-02 08:52:48
Limiting flux: 18.3 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Cassius
Telescope: ASASSN-Cassius


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