Discovery certificate for object 2019rnd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 48293 [ 2019TNSTR1958....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-10-01 10:17:58
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
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 2019rnd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acplben
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:09:54.644 (137.477682) DEC = +56:42:35.14 (56.7097614)
Discovery date: 2019-09-25 11:42:40.000 (JD=2458751.9879745)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-09-25 11:42:40.000
Flux: 19.94 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-09-22 12:17:09
Limiting flux: 19.82 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/2019rnd