Discovery certificate for object 2019kkd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 40770 [ 2019TNSTR1147....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-07-04 12:22:12
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 2019kkd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acekfly
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:24:19.105 (6.0796039) DEC = -01:38:17.81 (-1.6382814)
Discovery date: 2019-06-28 10:38:28.000 (JD=2458662.9433912)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-28 10:38:28.000
Flux: 18.86 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: