Discovery certificate for object 2019qfa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 47064 [ 2019TNSTR1844....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-09-17 05:42:57
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 2019qfa
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aczfdlm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:32:15.529 (308.0647021) DEC = +01:29:15.78 (1.48771695)
Discovery date: 2019-09-10 08:56:13 (JD=2458736.8723843)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-09-10 08:56:13
Flux: 18.02 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-09-06 07:16:44
Limiting flux: 20.299 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/2019qfa