Discovery certificate for object 2019ont
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 45045 [ 2019TNSTR1620....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-25 09:51:51
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 2019ont
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abrtcrg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:03:20.712 (15.836299) DEC = +08:07:07.28 (8.1186902)
Discovery date: 2019-08-25 09:15:38 (JD=2458720.8858565)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-25 09:15:38
Flux: 19.21 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-24 11:36:52
Limiting flux: 20.1737 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2019ont