Discovery certificate for object 2019nju
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 43870 [ 2019TNSTR1479....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-12 19:05:12
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Source Group: 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 2019nju
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19ablpxtf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:38:53.684 (54.7236849) DEC = +66:17:42.43 (66.2951191)
Discovery date: 2019-08-01 11:15:21 (JD=2458696.9689931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-01 11:15:21
Flux: 19.64 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-01 10:09:07
Limiting flux: 20.51 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/2019nju