Discovery certificate for object 2019byy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30981 [ 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: AT 2019byy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aamphhb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:18:37.146 (259.6547757) DEC = +06:40:21.74 (6.6727065)
Discovery date: 2019-03-15 12:02:31.000 (JD=2458558.0017477)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-15 12:02:31.000
Flux: 19.01 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: