Discovery certificate for object 2019ra
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 28747 [ 2019TNSTR..74....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-11 14:59:28
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 2019ra
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aaaplln
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:16:08.529 (229.0355377) DEC = +15:45:13.23 (15.7536741)
Discovery date: 2019-01-04 13:10:10 (JD=2458488.0487269)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-04 13:10:10
Flux: 19.88 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-16 13:05:39
Limiting flux: 20.32 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: