Discovery certificate for object 2019qu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 28737 [ 2019TNSTR..74....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-11 14:59:28
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
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 2019qu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aazxduh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:42:12.899 (235.5537463) DEC = +25:05:03.15 (25.0842076)
Discovery date: 2019-01-08 12:20:45 (JD=2458492.0144097)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-08 12:20:45
Flux: 19.33 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-04 13:10:42
Limiting flux: 20.48 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2019qu