Discovery certificate for object 2019ptu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 46403 [ 2019TNSTR1781....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-09-09 02:03:59
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 2019ptu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF17aacxacr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:23:36.892 (80.9037167) DEC = +17:33:10.34 (17.552873)
Discovery date: 2019-09-06 10:53:45.000 (JD=2458732.9539931)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-09-06 10:53:45.000
Flux: 18.94 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-30 12:05:45
Limiting flux: 20.42 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: