Discovery certificate for object 2019lek
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 41672 [ 2019TNSTR1275....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-07-15 07:51:31
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: SN 2019lek
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abfwdyt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:48:43.670 (177.1819563) DEC = +14:03:04.31 (14.0511981)
Discovery date: 2019-07-12 04:09:59 (JD=2458676.6736111)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN. See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-07-12 04:09:59
Flux: 17.79 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-07-04 04:36:54
Limiting flux: 20.3479 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/2019lek