Discovery certificate for object 2019oka
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44892 [ 2019TNSTR1594....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-23 11:51:37
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 2019oka
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acakoya
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:54:50.332 (43.70971664) DEC = -02:47:52.69 (-2.79797046)
Discovery date: 2019-08-23 10:49:54 (JD=2458718.951331)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-23 10:49:54
Flux: 19.56 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-19 12:01:58
Limiting flux: 19.6131 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/2019oka