Discovery certificate for object 2019bit
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30378 [ 2019TNSTR.305....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-01 10:30:35
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: SN 2019bit
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aallvor
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:35:48.898 (173.9537397) DEC = +10:45:01.01 (10.7502814)
Discovery date: 2019-03-01 06:42:28 (JD=2458543.7795023)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-01 06:42:28
Flux: 18.93 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-12 10:32:35
Limiting flux: 20.01 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/2019bit