Discovery certificate for object 2019dbc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 32391 [ 2019TNSTR1258....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-04-09 09:07:34
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 2019dbc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acvhxik
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:39:46.301 (174.9429191) DEC = +08:18:34.76 (8.3096549)
Discovery date: 2019-01-08 12:38:12.000 (JD=2458492.0265278)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-08 12:38:12.000
Flux: 19.98 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-28 12:04:06
Limiting flux: 19.6171 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: