Discovery certificate for object 2019pbd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 45638 [ 2019TNSTR1682....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-31 15:02:10
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 2019pbd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18actbijp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:24:06.900 (81.028751566667) DEC = -12:10:08.46 (-12.169015633333)
Discovery date: 2019-08-28 11:32:59.000 (JD=2458723.9812384)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-28 11:32:59.000
Flux: 16.62 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: