Discovery certificate for object 2019ctx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 31982 [ 2019TNSTR.502....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-04-04 07:43:49
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 2019ctx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aanrrjc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:34:39.578 (173.66491) DEC = +16:11:10.66 (16.1862939)
Discovery date: 2019-03-30 06:10:22.000 (JD=2458572.7571991)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-30 06:10:22.000
Flux: 19.53 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-03-25 05:37:59
Limiting flux: 20.6393 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: