Discovery certificate for object 2019bfk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30253 [ 2019TNSTR.292....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-27 13:57:35
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 2019bfk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aaqovfv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:58:45.910 (254.6912904) DEC = +66:53:07.19 (66.8853293)
Discovery date: 2019-02-27 10:43:16.000 (JD=2458541.9467245)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-27 10:43:16.000
Flux: 18.87 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-09-25 04:52:27
Limiting flux: 19.51 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: