Discovery certificate for object 2019kgy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 40643 [ 2019TNSTR1134....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-07-03 12:07:07
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 2019kgy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abdkfia
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:35:09.127 (23.7880286) DEC = +07:59:07.16 (7.9853226)
Discovery date: 2019-07-03 10:41:21 (JD=2458667.9453935)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-07-03 10:41:21
Flux: 19.57 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-07-03 10:40:42
Limiting flux: 20.3978 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2019kgy