Discovery certificate for object 2019ota
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 45257 [ 2019TNSTR1641....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-27 07:52:19
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_COMPLETE)
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: SN 2019ota
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abqsmns
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:02:44.400 (255.68500045833) DEC = +55:59:16.99 (55.988053991667)
Discovery date: 2019-08-21 06:50:44 (JD=2458716.7852431)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-21 06:50:44
Flux: 20.08 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-19 04:55:49
Limiting flux: 20.1236 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/2019ota