Discovery certificate for object 2019pka
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 46038 [ 2019TNSTR1732....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-09-04 08:23:39
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: AT 2019pka
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abubagk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:35:15.000 (338.81250173333) DEC = +07:00:28.57 (7.0079367666667)
Discovery date: 2019-08-28 09:58:26 (JD=2458723.9155903)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-28 09:58:26
Flux: 20.51 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-25 09:36:58
Limiting flux: 20.4739 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/2019pka