Discovery certificate for object 2019mds
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 42778 [ 2019TNSTR1376....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-07-31 21:21:16
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
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 2019mds
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aalfugu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:34:01.469 (248.50611905) DEC = +77:36:01.45 (77.60040215)
Discovery date: 2019-07-30 07:24:10 (JD=2458694.8084491)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-07-30 07:24:10
Flux: 19.52 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-07-29 05:52:46
Limiting flux: 20.2864 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2019mds