Discovery certificate for object 2019afj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29326 [ 2019TNSTR.157....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-28 10:18:43
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
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 2019afj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aaflkzn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:44:14.543 (161.0605965) DEC = +15:15:32.36 (15.2589891)
Discovery date: 2019-01-25 12:36:17 (JD=2458509.0251968)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-25 12:36:17
Flux: 19.13 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-11 11:07:09
Limiting flux: 20.63 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


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