Discovery certificate for object 2019aff
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29322 [ 2019TNSTR.157....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-28 09:30:11
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
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 2019aff
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aaezfta
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:10:49.092 (62.7045519) DEC = -24:31:43.49 (-24.5287466)
Discovery date: 2019-01-28 03:31:24 (JD=2458511.6468056)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-28 03:31:24
Flux: 19 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: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2019aff