Discovery certificate for object 2019dbf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 32399

Date Received (UTC): 2019-04-09 09:07:34
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_COMPLETE)
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 2019dbf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aalzhnn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:02:26.726 (180.6113588) DEC = -01:29:15.76 (-1.4877105)
Discovery date: 2019-03-17 07:30:59 (JD=2458559.8131944)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-17 07:30:59
Flux: 19.34 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-03-05 07:07:53
Limiting flux: 20.332 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2019dbf