Discovery certificate for object 2019vif
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 53129 [ 2019TNSTR2412....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-11-21 02:31:49
Sender: Prof. Krzysztof Stanek
Reporting Group: ASAS-SN     Discovery Data Source: ASAS-SN

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

IAU Designation: AT 2019vif
Discoverer internal name: ASASSN-19abk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:45:35.822 (56.39926) DEC = -38:27:54.54 (-38.46515)
Discovery date: 2019-11-20 18:28:48.000 (JD=2458808.27)

Potential host galaxy: LCRS B034346.5-383713
Host redshift: 0.04851

Remarks: Present in several epochs, on the rise


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-11-20 18:28:48.000
Flux: 17.7 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Payne-Gaposchkin
Telescope: ASASSN-Payne-Gaposchkin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-11-17 01:40:48
Limiting flux: 18.3 ABMag
Filter: g-Sloan
Instrument: Paczynski
Telescope: ASASSN-Paczynski

Details of the new object can be viewed here: