Discovery certificate for object 2019ika
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 38858 [ 2019TNSTR1095....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-28 11:36:22
Source Group: 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 2019ika
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aazhrye
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:10:57.314 (302.7388065) DEC = -15:54:21.73 (-15.9060361)
Discovery date: 2019-06-13 08:32:02 (JD=2458647.8555787)

Remarks: Significant noise in Gaia DR2 - variable star cannot be excluded. See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-13 08:32:02
Flux: 14.99 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-06-13 07:31:09
Limiting flux: 19.6536 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: