Discovery certificate for object 2019aaal
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59760 [ 2020TNSTR.250....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-24 21:44:56
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_COMPLETE)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

J. Nordin, V. Brinnel, M. Giomi, J. van Santen (HU Berlin), A. Gal-Yam, O. Yaron, S. Schulze (Weizmann) on behalf of ZTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019aaal
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abtfyje
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:05:01.643 (16.2568466) DEC = +02:08:39.34 (2.14426135)
Discovery date: 2019-12-29 02:34:49.000 (JD=2458846.6075231)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-12-29 02:34:49.000
Flux: 18.39 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

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