Discovery certificate for object 2019wkb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 54310 [ 2019TNSTR2579....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-12-11 13:59:32
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: SN 2019wkb
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abakunn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:23:04.543 (170.7689274) DEC = +27:34:14.22 (27.57061805)
Discovery date: 2019-12-11 10:09:51.000 (JD=2458828.9235069)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN. . See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria..

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-12-11 10:09:51.000
Flux: 18.03 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-11-25 13:16:58
Limiting flux: 20.287 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/2019wkb