Discovery certificate for object 2019biz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30384 [ 2019TNSTR.305....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-01 10:35:09
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 2019biz
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aaktorq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:58:30.990 (194.6291255) DEC = -04:53:49.24 (-4.8970099)
Discovery date: 2019-02-25 09:32:17 (JD=2458539.897419)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-25 09:32:17
Flux: 18.7 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-10 11:03:15
Limiting flux: 20.27 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: