Discovery certificate for object 2019jy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 28336 [ 2019TNSTR..48....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-08 13:35:11
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 2019jy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acppxdj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:40:47.587 (175.1982789) DEC = +07:30:58.54 (7.51626)
Discovery date: 2019-01-03 12:58:26 (JD=2458487.0405903)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-03 12:58:26
Flux: 19.34 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-03 11:31:37
Limiting flux: 20.1 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/2019jy