Discovery certificate for object 2019afg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29323 [ 2019TNSTR.157....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-28 10:18:43
Source Group: 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 2019afg
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acepxke
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:39:06.459 (174.7769134) DEC = +53:33:30.93 (53.5585906)
Discovery date: 2019-01-25 11:36:18 (JD=2458508.9835532)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-25 11:36:18
Flux: 19.71 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-11 11:47:54
Limiting flux: 21.01 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: