Discovery certificate for object 2019dec
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 32707 [ 2019TNSTR.543....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-04-10 08:49:20
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
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 2019dec
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abakxep
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:27:22.577 (186.8440705) DEC = +30:05:32.91 (30.0924741)
Discovery date: 2019-04-07 06:11:02 (JD=2458580.7576736)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-04-07 06:11:02
Flux: 20.01 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-04-02 06:57:09
Limiting flux: 20.8022 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/2019dec