Discovery certificate for object 2019ajd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29461 [ 2019TNSTR.178....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-01 15:31:21
Sender: Prof. Avishay Gal-Yam
Reporting Group: ePESSTO     Discovery Data Source: ePESSTO

Avishay Gal-Yam report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2019ajd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aaflnii
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:48:59.170 (162.246542) DEC = +22:32:48.90 (22.546917)
Discovery date: 2019-01-28 09:27:05.000 (JD=2458511.8938079)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J104859.17+223248.7

Remarks: Discovered in the Zwicky Transient Facility (; Kulkarni et al. 2018, ATel 11266) data stream processed through the Lasair broker (


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-28 09:27:05.000
Flux: 19.962 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-25 12:37:35
Limiting flux: 19.362 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: