Discovery certificate for object 2019ntf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44171 [ 2019TNSTR1527....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-18 01:13:25
Sender: Dr. Ken Herner
Reporting Group: DESGW     Discovery Data Source: DESGW

Ken Herner on behalf of the desgw team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019ntf
Discoverer internal name: desgw-190814g
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:31:53.808 (22.974201) DEC = -30:07:19.30 (-30.122028)
Discovery date: 2019-08-16 09:01:26.000 (JD=2458711.876)

Host redshift: 0.14


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-16 09:01:26.000
Flux: 20.994 ABMag
Filter: z-Sloan
Instrument: DECAM
Telescope: CTIO - 4-m Victor M. Blanco Telescope

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Not present in DECam archival images

Details of the new object can be viewed here: