Discovery certificate for object 2019ard
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29781 [ 2019TNSTR.224....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-09 10:06:19
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: SN 2019ard
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aahuian
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:43:36.383 (130.9015952) DEC = +47:15:12.81 (47.2535595)
Discovery date: 2019-02-08 05:05:14.000 (JD=2458522.7119676)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-08 05:05:14.000
Flux: 18.96 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-26 05:49:29
Limiting flux: 20.12 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: