Discovery certificate for object 2019bys
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30973 [ 2019TNSTR.404....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-18 12:12:41
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: SN 2019bys
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aalbzoh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:51:09.710 (267.7904587) DEC = +21:26:37.90 (21.4438611)
Discovery date: 2019-03-15 12:57:36.000 (JD=2458558.0400116)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-15 12:57:36.000
Flux: 19.16 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-03-15 11:35:09
Limiting flux: 19.7301 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: