Discovery certificate for object 2019dbf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 32399 [ 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 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 07:30:59.000 (JD=2458559.8131944)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-17 07:30:59.000
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: