Discovery certificate for object 2019vkc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 53220 [ 2019TNSTR2439....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-11-24 04:37:00
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 2019vkc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19acttzak
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:33:40.599 (353.4191635) DEC = +20:29:50.60 (20.497388066667)
Discovery date: 2019-11-19 05:26:57.000 (JD=2458806.7270486)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-11-19 05:26:57.000
Flux: 19.88 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-11-19 04:17:44
Limiting flux: 19.5855 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/2019vkc