Discovery certificate for object 2019npi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44055 [ 2019TNSTR1507....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-16 00:02:10
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Source Group: DECam-GROWTH

I. Andreoni and D. Goldstein (Caltech) on behalf of the DECam-GROWTH team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019npi
Discoverer internal name: DG19vjogc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:46:58.861 (11.745252247008) DEC = -20:42:29.77 (-20.708269078918)
Discovery date: 2019-08-15 07:20:38 (JD=2458710.8059954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-15 07:20:38
Flux: 20.01 ABMag
Filter: z-Sloan
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Non existent in SDSS/PS1

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2019npi