Discovery certificate for object 2019lya
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 42572 [ 2019TNSTR1363....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-07-30 03:09:20
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Source Group: DECam-GROWTH

I. Andreoni and D. Goldstein (Caltech) on behalf of the DECam-GROWTH team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019lya
Discoverer internal name: DG19lbxlb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:53:20.554 (313.33563977093) DEC = +05:43:45.17 (5.7292128353694)
Discovery date: 2019-07-29 02:51:21 (JD=2458693.6189931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-07-29 02:51:21
Flux: 20.79 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Non existent in SDSS/PS1

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2019lya