Discovery certificate for object 2019ekc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 34049 [ 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 2019ekc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aathabc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:25:18.179 (216.3257477) DEC = +36:46:38.94 (36.7774821)
Discovery date: 2019-05-03 07:14:39 (JD=2458606.8018519)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-05-03 07:14:39
Flux: 19.49 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-04-27 07:47:52
Limiting flux: 20.6608 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/2019ekc