Discovery certificate for object 2019ofy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44574 [ 2019TNSTR1594....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-23 07:54:50
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: 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 2019ofy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18achmesp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:54:58.770 (28.744876266667) DEC = +38:55:26.85 (38.9241239)
Discovery date: 2019-06-12 10:51:18.000 (JD=2458646.9523032)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-12 10:51:18.000
Flux: 14.3 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: