Discovery certificate for object 2019kar
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 40405 [ 2019TNSTR1126....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-07-02 07:52:30
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 2019kar
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abobhxw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:09:52.749 (257.4697879) DEC = +06:36:23.60 (6.6065564)
Discovery date: 2019-07-02 05:31:49.000 (JD=2458666.7304282)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-07-02 05:31:49.000
Flux: 17.85 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-06-29 07:35:24
Limiting flux: 20.3087 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: