Discovery certificate for object 2019ofu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44569 [ 2019TNSTR1594....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-23 07:53:32
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_COMPLETE)
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 2019ofu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abefdch
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:15:08.366 (258.784859) DEC = +36:19:50.24 (36.330621225)
Discovery date: 2019-07-27 04:45:47 (JD=2458691.6984722)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-07-27 04:45:47
Flux: 20.2 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-07-20 05:30:18
Limiting flux: 20.3492 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/2019ofu