Discovery certificate for object 2019ptw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 46406 [ 2019TNSTR1781....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-09-09 02:41:58
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Source Group: 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 2019ptw
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abxvkky
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:57:20.738 (104.3364099) DEC = +16:20:35.09 (16.3430813)
Discovery date: 2019-09-07 11:41:16 (JD=2458733.9869907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-09-07 11:41:16
Flux: 18.87 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-31 12:15:50
Limiting flux: 19.99 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/2019ptw