Discovery certificate for object 2019mfw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 42863 [ 2019TNSTR1389....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-01 20:30:59
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 2019mfw
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abliydw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:31:50.528 (292.9605324) DEC = -17:44:55.80 (-17.74883455)
Discovery date: 2019-08-01 06:08:08 (JD=2458696.7556481)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-01 06:08:08
Flux: 18.62 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-07-29 08:03:31
Limiting flux: 19.9162 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/2019mfw