Discovery certificate for object 2019gxf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 36975 [ 2019TNSTR.937....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-05 08:38:51
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 2019gxf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aavydkd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:23:58.144 (230.9922647) DEC = -25:08:19.73 (-25.1388138)
Discovery date: 2019-05-31 05:59:40.000 (JD=2458634.7497685)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-05-31 05:59:40.000
Flux: 18.9 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: