Discovery certificate for object 2019unb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 52296 [ 2019TNSTR2335....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-11-11 12:06:45
Sender: Dr. Simon Prentice
Reporting Group: TCD     Discovery Data Source: TCD

S. J. Prentice, K. Maguire, K. Skillen, M. R. Magee (TCD), P. Clark (QUB) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2019unb
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19acgjpgh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:47:57.015 (146.987562) DEC = +00:49:35.93 (0.826646)
Discovery date: 2019-10-20 12:28:30 (JD=2458777.0197917)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J094756.77+004933.6

Remarks: Rising transient found in Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF, https://www.ztf.caltech.edu/) public stream via the Lasair Broker (https://lasair.roe.ac.uk/). Transient appears offset from SDSS J094756.77+004933.6 and does not look to be Galactic in nature.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-10-20 12:28:30
Flux: 19.027 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: ZTF data.

Last non-detection:
Archival info: SDSS
Remarks: No publicly released last non-detection

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