Discovery certificate for object 2019mad
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 42648 [ 2019TNSTR1369....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-07-30 21:08:49
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

C. Fremling (Caltech) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2019mad
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abiahik
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:06:06.174 (301.5257254) DEC = +08:09:08.64 (8.1524013)
Discovery date: 2019-07-24 07:35:02.000 (JD=2458688.8159954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-07-24 07:35:02.000
Flux: 19.68 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-07-20 10:43:40
Limiting flux: 19.75 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: