Discovery certificate for object 2019lfa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 41692 [ 2019TNSTR1275....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-07-15 16:25:07
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: AT 2019lfa
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abdznyw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:30:17.753 (187.5739722) DEC = +15:31:10.76 (15.5196562)
Discovery date: 2019-07-12 04:39:44 (JD=2458676.6942593)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-07-12 04:39:44
Flux: 19.31 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-07-03 05:29:11
Limiting flux: 20.1108 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2019lfa