Discovery certificate for object 2019opy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 45135 [ 2019TNSTR1625....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-26 00:14:58
Sender: Pan-STARRS1 (PS1_Bot1)
Source Group: Pan-STARRS1

K. C. Chambers, T. de Boer, J. Bulger, J. Fairlamb, M. Huber, C.-C. Lin, T. Lowe, E. Magnier, A. Schultz, R. J. Wainscoat, M. Willman (IfA, University of Hawaii), K. W. Smith, D. R. Young, O. McBrien, J. Gillanders. S. Srivastav, S. J. Smartt, D. O'Neil, P. Clark, S. Sim (Queen's University Belfast), D. E. Wright (University of Minnesota) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019opy
Discoverer internal name: PS19etp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:04:53.259 (1.2219137476) DEC = +16:24:04.81 (16.4013360887)
Discovery date: 2019-08-24 14:12:28 (JD=2458720.0919907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-24 14:12:28
Flux: 19.92 ABMag
Filter: i-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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