Discovery certificate for object 2019byl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30965 [ 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 2019byl
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abhxotz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:11:17.003 (272.8208454) DEC = +34:07:17.50 (34.1215283)
Discovery date: 2019-03-15 12:53:39.000 (JD=2458558.0372569)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-15 12:53:39.000
Flux: 19.54 ABMag
Filter: r-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: