Discovery certificate for object 2019qtx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 47578 [ 2019TNSTR1905....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-09-24 08:19:24
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 2019qtx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abfnmos
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:05:04.420 (256.26841544) DEC = +16:32:00.55 (16.53348616)
Discovery date: 2019-09-21 03:06:40 (JD=2458747.6296296)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-09-21 03:06:40
Flux: 18.02 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-09-18 03:12:35
Limiting flux: 20.5957 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/2019qtx