Discovery certificate for object 2019mdu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 42780 [ 2019TNSTR1376....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-07-31 21:21:16
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
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 2019mdu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abgrcer
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:41:06.049 (40.275203983333) DEC = -02:11:20.05 (-2.1889022833333)
Discovery date: 2019-07-28 11:43:01 (JD=2458692.988206)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-07-28 11:43:01
Flux: 19.5 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-07-28 11:41:42
Limiting flux: 20.2964 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/2019mdu