Discovery certificate for object 2017bxh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 25213

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-20 14:49:56
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
Source Group: 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 2017bxh
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aaevepq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:09:18.913 (137.3288037) DEC = +21:02:47.96 (21.0466556)
Discovery date: 2018-11-03 11:57:57 (JD=2458425.9985764)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-03 11:57:57
Flux: 19.4247 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-05-05 03:39:01
Limiting flux: 20.07 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/2017bxh