Discovery certificate for object 2019cdf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 31166 [ 2019TNSTR.436....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-25 20:13:07
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 2019cdf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aaaoqnk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:31:23.943 (127.8497614) DEC = -12:37:33.99 (-12.6261083)
Discovery date: 2019-03-20 04:54:23 (JD=2458562.7044444)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-20 04:54:23
Flux: 19.21 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-03-04 05:43:48
Limiting flux: 19.7349 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2019cdf