Discovery certificate for object 2019cus
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 32044 [ 2019TNSTR.502....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-04-04 13:18:01
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_COMPLETE)
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 2019cus
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abgqaoa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:38:13.734 (249.5572264) DEC = +26:16:54.16 (26.2817109)
Discovery date: 2019-03-25 12:34:32.000 (JD=2458568.0239931)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-25 12:34:32.000
Flux: 19.31 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-03-18 12:32:28
Limiting flux: 20.7779 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/2019cus