Discovery certificate for object 2019ekd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 34051 [ 2019TNSTR.699....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-05-03 11:07:20
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 2019ekd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aatmazn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:40:17.425 (205.0726035) DEC = +00:01:54.90 (0.0319177)
Discovery date: 2019-05-03 07:18:16.000 (JD=2458606.8043634)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-05-03 07:18:16.000
Flux: 19.33 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-04-27 05:35:06
Limiting flux: 20.5117 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: