Discovery certificate for object 2019bts
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30775

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-15 19:33:58
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 2019bts
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aagpinb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:13:59.322 (123.4971757) DEC = +21:35:13.19 (21.5869984)
Discovery date: 2019-03-05 04:08:26 (JD=2458547.6725347)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-05 04:08:26
Flux: 19.93 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-12 05:23:28
Limiting flux: 20.1187 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/2019bts