Discovery certificate for object 2019kpf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 40994 [ 2019TNSTR1161....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-07-06 11:56:51
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 2019kpf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abdjxlb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:02:48.179 (315.7007463) DEC = -25:38:58.17 (-25.6494914)
Discovery date: 2019-07-03 10:28:18 (JD=2458667.9363194)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-07-03 10:28:18
Flux: 19.89 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-06-27 10:05:59
Limiting flux: 20.1634 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/2019kpf