Discovery certificate for object 2019nxt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44328 [ 2019TNSTR1555....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-20 13:17:27
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 2019nxt
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abpxmgt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:51:21.894 (252.8412236) DEC = +21:55:25.67 (21.9237985)
Discovery date: 2019-08-20 03:38:05.000 (JD=2458715.6514468)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-20 03:38:05.000
Flux: 18.78 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-17 05:39:15
Limiting flux: 20.0078 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: