Discovery certificate for object 2019ekt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 34086 [ 2019TNSTR.706....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-05-04 03:07:47
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

C. Fremling (Caltech) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019ekt
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aasltzs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:24:43.575 (291.1815605) DEC = +38:44:06.40 (38.7351101)
Discovery date: 2019-05-02 10:56:38.000 (JD=2458605.9559954)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-05-02 10:56:38.000
Flux: 18.13 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Non existent in SDSS/PS1

Details of the new object can be viewed here: