Discovery certificate for object 2019uni
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 52317 [ 2019TNSTR2333....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-11-11 18:25:04
Sender: Mr. Cristovao Jacques
Reporting Group: BraTS     Discovery Data Source: BraTS

Eduardo Pimentel, Cristovao Jacques, Leonardo Amaral, Carlos Colesanti, Israel Mussi, Joao Ribeiro, Marcelo Domingues, Joao Amancio, Paulo Holvorcem, Tasso Napoleao on behalf of the Brazilian Transient Search (BraTS) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019uni
Discoverer internal name: BraTS-BraTS-T1-004
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:14:53.650 (78.723542) DEC = -70:09:48.60 (-70.1635)
Discovery date: 2019-11-11 05:25:53.000 (JD=2458798.7263079)

Potential host galaxy: LMC

Remarks: Possible Nova in LMC - GAIA-DR2 source ID 4652135578095561728 (position end figures 53.666s, 48.65", g=20.17) is 0.1" from reported transient position.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-11-11 05:25:53.000
Flux: 12 Other
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Three successive exposures taken with a 200mm f/1.8 telephoto lens + Canon 6D camera; zero points calibrated to UCAC-3 magnitudes.

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-11-04 06:00:28
Limiting flux: 14.5 Other
Filter: Clear-
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Three successive exposures taken with a 200mm f/1.8 telephoto lens + Canon 6D camera; zero points calibrated to UCAC-3 magnitudes.

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