Discovery certificate for object 2019bcy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30173 [ 2019TNSTR.285....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-26 08:56:17
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 2019bcy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aakpjkp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:36:47.910 (39.1996239) DEC = -00:30:20.79 (-0.505776)
Discovery date: 2019-02-26 02:41:45.000 (JD=2458540.6123264)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-26 02:41:45.000
Flux: 18.82 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-27 03:34:07
Limiting flux: 19.93 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: