Discovery certificate for object 2019lku
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 41889 [ 2019TNSTR1287....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-07-17 22:05:50
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 2019lku
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abmssay
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:05:30.713 (271.377971) DEC = +20:24:07.39 (20.4020522)
Discovery date: 2019-07-17 04:35:19 (JD=2458681.6912037)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-07-17 04:35:19
Flux: 17.12 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-07-14 06:57:55
Limiting flux: 19.548 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/2019lku