Discovery certificate for object 2019gfa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 36086 [ 2019TNSTR.891....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-05-31 09:58:07
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 2019gfa
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aavxyam
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:54:17.227 (253.571781) DEC = -11:32:03.72 (-11.5343659)
Discovery date: 2019-05-31 05:53:49.000 (JD=2458634.745706)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-05-31 05:53:49.000
Flux: 19.44 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-05-14 07:35:36
Limiting flux: 20.0373 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: