Discovery certificate for object 2019bay
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30117 [ 2019TNSTR.278....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-25 10:10:29
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 2019bay
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aakpkro
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:53:15.742 (28.3155909) DEC = +42:14:01.85 (42.2338469)
Discovery date: 2019-02-25 03:14:49.000 (JD=2458539.6352894)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-25 03:14:49.000
Flux: 19.28 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-20 02:58:07
Limiting flux: 19.53 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: