Discovery certificate for object 2019byd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30954 [ 2019TNSTR.404....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-18 12:10:58
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 2019byd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aalcham
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:39:12.534 (279.8022249) DEC = +66:49:42.29 (66.8284133)
Discovery date: 2019-03-15 11:14:32.000 (JD=2458557.9684259)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-15 11:14:32.000
Flux: 19.23 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: