Discovery certificate for object 2019rqa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 48384 [ 2019TNSTR1974....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-10-02 04:18:18
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 2019rqa
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19acbkkkx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:20:16.306 (290.067942) DEC = +63:21:40.28 (63.3611884)
Discovery date: 2019-09-28 04:24:31 (JD=2458754.6837037)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-09-28 04:24:31
Flux: 20.3 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-09-28 03:43:29
Limiting flux: 20.6566 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/2019rqa