Discovery certificate for object 2019nts
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44188 [ 2019TNSTR1525....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-18 09:30:08
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 2019nts
Discoverer internal name: DG19vodmc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:48:31.378 (12.130739707873) DEC = -23:06:39.24 (-23.11090119604)
Discovery date: 2019-08-17 06:50:23.000 (JD=2458712.7849884)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-17 06:50:23.000
Flux: 20.87 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: