Discovery certificate for object 2019elk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 34110 [ 2019TNSTR.707....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-05-04 13:20:27
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 2019elk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aatuxkr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:31:29.106 (292.8712759) DEC = -18:28:45.83 (-18.4793968)
Discovery date: 2019-05-04 10:02:03.000 (JD=2458607.9181019)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-05-04 10:02:03.000
Flux: 19.79 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-04-09 11:05:30
Limiting flux: 19.7494 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: