Discovery certificate for object 2019mdy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 42785 [ 2019TNSTR1376....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-07-31 21:21:16
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 2019mdy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abisdfp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:25:25.751 (36.357297266667) DEC = -08:42:14.70 (-8.7040820333333)
Discovery date: 2019-07-28 11:39:46.000 (JD=2458692.9859491)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-07-28 11:39:46.000
Flux: 19.45 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: