Discovery certificate for object 2019zvd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58420 [ 2020TNSTR..88....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-09 23:23:46
Sender: Dr. Ismael Perez-Fournon
Reporting Group: SGLF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

R. Shirley, I. Perez-Fournon, C. Jimenez Angel, F. Poidevin, (IAC & ULL), R. Marques-Chaves (CAB), S. Geier (GRANTECAN & IAC), Y. Shu (IoA), S. Rodney, J. Roberts-Pierel (Univ. of South Carolina), A. Bolton (NSF's OIR Lab), S. Chakrabarti, P. Craig, and B. Alamiri (RIT) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019zvd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19acbkmbj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:25:07.194 (276.279975) DEC = +58:36:55.56 (58.615433)
Discovery date: 2019-09-28 03:40:43 (JD=2458754.6532755)


Remarks: Data were provided by the Zwicky Transient Facility (https://www.ztf.caltech.edu) and processed through the Lasair (https://lasair.roe.ac.uk), ALeRCE (https://alerce.online), ANTARES (https://antares.noao.edu), and MARS (https://mars.lco.global) brokers.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-09-28 03:40:43
Flux: 20.255 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-09-25 04:22:14
Limiting flux: 20.39 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/2019zvd