Discovery certificate for object 2019qpk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 47423 [ 2019TNSTR1884....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-09-22 12:48:37
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: AT 2019qpk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acwepxb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:39:21.963 (54.841512) DEC = -23:10:38.44 (-23.1773458)
Discovery date: 2019-09-16 12:31:35 (JD=2458743.0219444)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-09-16 12:31:35
Flux: 14.65 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-09-10 12:02:32
Limiting flux: 20.2705 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/2019qpk