Discovery certificate for object 2019ara
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29778 [ 2019TNSTR.224....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-09 10:06:19
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 2019ara
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aayylnf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:43:56.709 (205.9862889) DEC = +25:38:48.26 (25.6467377)
Discovery date: 2019-02-08 10:30:35 (JD=2458522.9379051)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-08 10:30:35
Flux: 19.09 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-11 13:15:01
Limiting flux: 20.75 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/2019ara