Discovery certificate for object 2019npy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44073 [ 2019TNSTR1507....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-16 09:03:19
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 2019npy
Discoverer internal name: DG19sevhc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:56:12.025 (14.050103088968) DEC = -25:29:24.50 (-25.490139246326)
Discovery date: 2019-08-16 05:48:28 (JD=2458711.7419907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-16 05:48:28
Flux: 20.44 ABMag
Filter: i-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/2019npy