Discovery certificate for object 2019nyy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44361 [ 2019TNSTR1562....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-21 05:54:50
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 2019nyy
Discoverer internal name: DG19zoonc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:48:16.652 (12.069382198538) DEC = -26:38:26.97 (-26.640825402765)
Discovery date: 2019-08-18 06:08:38 (JD=2458713.7559954)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-18 06:08:38
Flux: 21.24 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/2019nyy