Discovery certificate for object 2019ofk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44556 [ 2019TNSTR1594....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-23 07:52:06
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 2019ofk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abqmsnk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:18:30.064 (244.62526785) DEC = +18:28:30.27 (18.47507375)
Discovery date: 2019-08-20 03:38:45 (JD=2458715.6519097)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-20 03:38:45
Flux: 19.76 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-14 06:11:26
Limiting flux: 19.6637 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/2019ofk