Discovery certificate for object 2019ekm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 34066 [ 2019TNSTR.699....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-05-03 18:07:12
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 2019ekm
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aatmoqr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:39:08.920 (249.7871682) DEC = -17:35:53.66 (-17.5982396)
Discovery date: 2019-05-03 07:58:52.000 (JD=2458606.8325463)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-05-03 07:58:52.000
Flux: 17.09 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-04-15 11:02:47
Limiting flux: 19.7775 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: