Discovery certificate for object 2019byj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30963 [ 2019TNSTR.404....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-18 12:12:41
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 2019byj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aavcavq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:36:55.194 (279.2299757) DEC = +35:21:53.02 (35.3647279)
Discovery date: 2019-03-15 12:21:57.000 (JD=2458558.0152546)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-15 12:21:57.000
Flux: 18.53 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: