Discovery certificate for object 2019afe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29321 [ 2019TNSTR.157....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-28 09:30:11
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 2019afe
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aaeprwm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:59:55.134 (59.9797232) DEC = -24:57:49.72 (-24.9638101)
Discovery date: 2019-01-28 03:31:24.000 (JD=2458511.6468056)

Remarks: Significant noise in Gaia DR2 - variable star cannot be excluded.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-28 03:31:24.000
Flux: 18.31 ABMag
Filter: g-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: