Discovery certificate for object 2019mfq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 42855 [ 2019TNSTR1389....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-01 20:30:59
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 2019mfq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abiopky
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:07:42.874 (331.9286396) DEC = -04:11:41.20 (-4.19477665)
Discovery date: 2019-07-29 09:27:50.000 (JD=2458693.8943287)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-07-29 09:27:50.000
Flux: 19.73 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-07-22 11:04:52
Limiting flux: 19.7255 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: