Discovery certificate for object 2019eka
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 34047 [ 2019TNSTR.699....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-05-03 11:07:20
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 2019eka
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aascqge
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:52:59.030 (223.2459599) DEC = +07:54:42.80 (7.9118896)
Discovery date: 2019-05-03 08:05:00 (JD=2458606.8368056)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-05-03 08:05:00
Flux: 19.27 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-04-24 09:04:45
Limiting flux: 20.0092 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/2019eka