Discovery certificate for object 2019ctu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 31978 [ 2019TNSTR.502....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-04-04 07:43:49
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_COMPLETE)
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 2019ctu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aanfzox
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:40:38.578 (160.1607428) DEC = +12:13:10.30 (12.2195281)
Discovery date: 2019-03-30 06:04:20 (JD=2458572.7530093)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-30 06:04:20
Flux: 19.25 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-03-17 07:27:41
Limiting flux: 19.5564 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/2019ctu