Discovery certificate for object 2019aay
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29179 [ 2019TNSTR.141....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-25 08:12:21
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 2019aay
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18adbotsa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:56:21.047 (119.0876945) DEC = +04:18:39.67 (4.3110188)
Discovery date: 2019-01-12 06:18:37.000 (JD=2458495.7629282)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-12 06:18:37.000
Flux: 19.37 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-30 09:09:38
Limiting flux: 20.04 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: