Discovery certificate for object 2019gtk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 36641 [ 2019TNSTR.922....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-03 08:33:54
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 2019gtk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aavnurw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:59:44.812 (179.9367157) DEC = +00:56:29.73 (0.9415913)
Discovery date: 2019-06-03 04:22:27 (JD=2458637.6822569)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN. See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-03 04:22:27
Flux: 19.15 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-05-09 04:33:16
Limiting flux: 20.262 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/2019gtk