Discovery certificate for object 2019rk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 28766 [ 2019TNSTR..76....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-12 07:40:15
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: 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 2019rk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aabhnkv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:48:42.172 (27.1757173) DEC = +41:42:00.04 (41.70001)
Discovery date: 2019-01-07 02:47:42.000 (JD=2458490.6164583)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-07 02:47:42.000
Flux: 20.33 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-03 02:46:10
Limiting flux: 20.48 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: