Discovery certificate for object 2019gcy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 36008 [ 2019TNSTR.882....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-05-30 08:36:42
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 2019gcy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aavmkjs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:09:00.271 (242.2511276) DEC = -04:45:47.78 (-4.7632714)
Discovery date: 2019-05-25 08:01:16.000 (JD=2458628.8342245)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-05-25 08:01:16.000
Flux: 19.49 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-05-14 09:04:19
Limiting flux: 19.9601 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: