Discovery certificate for object 2019vka
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 53216 [ 2019TNSTR2439....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-11-24 04:36:51
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
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 2019vka
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abtkryp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:23:47.184 (350.94660103333) DEC = +12:59:21.18 (12.9892169)
Discovery date: 2019-11-19 04:18:23 (JD=2458806.6794444)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-11-19 04:18:23
Flux: 19.61 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-11-16 05:40:19
Limiting flux: 19.7149 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/2019vka