Discovery certificate for object 2019kkb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 40768 [ 2019TNSTR1147....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-07-04 12:22:12
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 2019kkb
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abvxoyo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:09:00.349 (2.2514559) DEC = -01:44:53.33 (-1.748147)
Discovery date: 2019-06-18 10:58:47 (JD=2458652.9574884)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-18 10:58:47
Flux: 18.94 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-06-12 10:44:49
Limiting flux: 19.9342 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/2019kkb