Discovery certificate for object 2019biy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30383 [ 2019TNSTR.305....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-01 10:35:09
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
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 2019biy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aakruak
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:35:18.038 (188.8251566) DEC = -11:53:07.83 (-11.8855088)
Discovery date: 2019-02-25 07:11:10 (JD=2458539.7994329)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-25 07:11:10
Flux: 16.95 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-10 11:02:32
Limiting flux: 20.02 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2019biy