Discovery certificate for object 2019ddk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 32680

Date Received (UTC): 2019-04-09 13:58:00
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_COMPLETE)
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 2019ddk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acvwnwq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:21:11.375 (215.2973964) DEC = -05:53:28.74 (-5.8913175)
Discovery date: 2019-03-31 09:39:09 (JD=2458573.9021875)


Remarks: Significant noise in Gaia DR2 - variable star cannot be excluded.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-31 09:39:09
Flux: 18.46 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-03-26 09:26:47
Limiting flux: 19.6888 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/2019ddk