Discovery certificate for object 2019nqy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44107 [ 2019TNSTR1516....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-17 12:36:57
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: DECam-GROWTH     Discovery Data Source: 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 2019nqy
Discoverer internal name: DG19plljc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:56:23.197 (14.09665275204) DEC = -24:41:11.29 (-24.686469308938)
Discovery date: 2019-08-16 07:40:48.000 (JD=2458711.82)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-16 07:40:48.000
Flux: 20.82 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: