Discovery certificate for object 2019okb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44893 [ 2019TNSTR1594....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-23 11:51:37
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_COMPLETE)
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 2019okb
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abpzuzd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:25:44.699 (6.4362452333333) DEC = +20:16:39.92 (20.2777561)
Discovery date: 2019-08-20 10:05:30 (JD=2458715.9204861)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-20 10:05:30
Flux: 18.87 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-17 11:30:35
Limiting flux: 19.5081 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/2019okb