Discovery certificate for object 2019ekx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 34092 [ 2019TNSTR.706....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-05-04 04:02:41
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Source Group: 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 2019ekx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aatjfqw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:44:40.796 (191.1699854) DEC = -01:39:13.00 (-1.6536125)
Discovery date: 2019-04-27 06:36:00 (JD=2458600.775)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-04-27 06:36:00
Flux: 20.63 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-04-27 05:31:12
Limiting flux: 20.32 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/2019ekx