Discovery certificate for object 2019mfu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 42861 [ 2019TNSTR1389....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-01 20:30:59
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: SN 2019mfu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abjpntj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:07:48.404 (16.95168224) DEC = +16:28:12.14 (16.47003902)
Discovery date: 2019-07-29 10:56:10 (JD=2458693.9556829)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-07-29 10:56:10
Flux: 19.52 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-07-26 11:23:07
Limiting flux: 19.8226 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/2019mfu