Discovery certificate for object 2019ofj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44555 [ 2019TNSTR1594....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-23 07:52:06
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
Source Group: ZTF

J. Nordin, V. Brinnel, M. Giomi, J. van Santen (HU Berlin), A. Gal-Yam, O. Yaron, S. Schulze (Weizmann) on behalf of ZTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019ofj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abqmsao
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:14:20.562 (258.58567573333) DEC = +15:32:17.72 (15.5382563)
Discovery date: 2019-08-20 03:36:05 (JD=2458715.6500579)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-20 03:36:05
Flux: 19.4 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-16 06:57:08
Limiting flux: 19.5418 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2019ofj