Discovery certificate for object 2019oct
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44479 [ 2019TNSTR1562....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-21 22:54:55
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 2019oct
Discoverer internal name: DG19sypkc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:32:47.844 (23.1993503632) DEC = -31:27:58.23 (-31.466175238108)
Discovery date: 2019-08-16 09:00:00 (JD=2458711.875)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-16 09:00:00
Flux: 21.04 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/2019oct