Discovery certificate for object 2019lkp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 41884 [ 2019TNSTR1287....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-07-17 21:57:56
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 2019lkp
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aamjgrb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:23:21.432 (245.8393006) DEC = +61:49:16.23 (61.8211756)
Discovery date: 2019-07-14 05:24:44.000 (JD=2458678.7255093)

Remarks: Significant noise in Gaia DR2 - variable star cannot be excluded. See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-07-14 05:24:44.000
Flux: 14.94 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-07-13 07:41:19
Limiting flux: 20.1125 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: