Discovery certificate for object 2019ptr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 46399 [ 2019TNSTR1781....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-09-09 01:15:03
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

C. Fremling (Caltech) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019ptr
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abrfroa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:09:52.240 (287.4676685) DEC = -15:17:25.16 (-15.2903223)
Discovery date: 2019-08-28 06:12:57.000 (JD=2458723.7589931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-28 06:12:57.000
Flux: 19.07 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-25 07:48:00
Limiting flux: 19.58 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: