Discovery certificate for object 2019kdg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 40510 [ 2019TNSTR1126....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-07-02 13:34:56
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_COMPLETE)
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 2019kdg
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aaxwbxh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:42:15.809 (295.5658695) DEC = -07:29:24.61 (-7.4901699)
Discovery date: 2019-06-24 09:32:45 (JD=2458658.8977546)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-24 09:32:45
Flux: 19.2 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-06-03 10:04:42
Limiting flux: 20.79 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/2019kdg