Discovery certificate for object 2019bty
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30781 [ 2019TNSTR1254....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-15 19:36:36
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: 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 2019bty
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aakywhv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:48:53.687 (162.2236964) DEC = +75:09:20.11 (75.155587)
Discovery date: 2019-03-04 07:20:21.000 (JD=2458546.8058102)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-04 07:20:21.000
Flux: 19.29 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-27 06:19:49
Limiting flux: 19.579 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: