Discovery certificate for object 2019iku
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 38896 [ 2019TNSTR1103....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-29 11:01:30
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
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 2019iku
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abcemxn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:48:50.591 (297.2107941) DEC = -05:35:30.23 (-5.5917296)
Discovery date: 2019-06-28 10:49:39 (JD=2458662.9511458)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-28 10:49:39
Flux: 19.73 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-06-12 09:43:11
Limiting flux: 20.0633 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/2019iku