Discovery certificate for object 2019iek
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 38638 [ 2019TNSTR1080....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-26 11:40:22
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 2019iek
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acdhgzw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:35:00.436 (308.7518181) DEC = -16:51:52.25 (-16.8645137)
Discovery date: 2019-06-26 10:31:09.000 (JD=2458660.9382986)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-26 10:31:09.000
Flux: 14.82 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-06-23 10:01:11
Limiting flux: 19.7474 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: