Discovery certificate for object 2019kct
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 40470 [ 2019TNSTR1126....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-07-02 09:56:25
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 2019kct
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abcptta
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:50:51.505 (297.7146021) DEC = -06:17:51.65 (-6.2976793)
Discovery date: 2019-07-01 11:36:12 (JD=2458665.9834838)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-07-01 11:36:12
Flux: 18.43 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-06-29 10:32:43
Limiting flux: 19.7671 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/2019kct