Discovery certificate for object 2019ku
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 28378 [ 2019TNSTR..59....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-09 03:56:27
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Source Group: ZTF

C. Fremling (Caltech) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019ku
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aaahuvq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:30:11.223 (52.5467629) DEC = +43:00:05.34 (43.0014843)
Discovery date: 2019-01-04 04:23:31 (JD=2458487.6829977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-04 04:23:31
Flux: 19.76 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-12-31 03:14:24
Limiting flux: 20.51 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/2019ku