Discovery certificate for object 2019otc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 45259 [ 2019TNSTR1641....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-27 08:52:12
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: AT 2019otc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abqqaft
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:50:24.519 (297.60216363333) DEC = -25:28:42.86 (-25.478572733333)
Discovery date: 2019-08-11 05:59:03 (JD=2458706.7493519)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-11 05:59:03
Flux: 19.38 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-07-29 08:02:51
Limiting flux: 19.9681 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/2019otc