Discovery certificate for object 2019bic
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30355 [ 2019TNSTR.299....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-28 23:08:20
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

C. Fremling (Caltech) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2019bic
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aalcyfd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:31:37.633 (142.9068021) DEC = +41:19:19.05 (41.3219581)
Discovery date: 2019-02-27 05:44:09.000 (JD=2458541.7389931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-27 05:44:09.000
Flux: 18.04 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-24 05:02:24
Limiting flux: 17.21 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: