Discovery certificate for object 2019ka
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 28343 [ 2019TNSTR..48....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-08 13:35:11
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
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 2019ka
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aaafgdr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:52:58.770 (193.2448747) DEC = +43:45:32.75 (43.7590963)
Discovery date: 2019-01-03 12:13:26.000 (JD=2458487.0093287)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-03 12:13:26.000
Flux: 19.6 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-29 11:15:38
Limiting flux: 20.03 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2019ka