Discovery certificate for object 2019ckd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 31550 [ 2019TNSTR.454....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-27 07:51:29
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 2019ckd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aakxwff
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:56:20.260 (239.0844187) DEC = +52:15:20.11 (52.255586)
Discovery date: 2019-02-27 10:21:29 (JD=2458541.9315856)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-27 10:21:29
Flux: 19.93 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-04 13:15:28
Limiting flux: 20.4448 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: