Discovery certificate for object 2019nkd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 43885 [ 2019TNSTR1486....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-13 10:06:19
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 2019nkd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abovstj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:20:51.688 (215.2153664) DEC = +50:31:22.84 (50.52301075)
Discovery date: 2019-08-10 03:46:01 (JD=2458705.656956)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-10 03:46:01
Flux: 19.04 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-03 04:21:35
Limiting flux: 20.0684 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/2019nkd