Discovery certificate for object 2019vbx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 52903 [ 2019TNSTR2396....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-11-18 05:14:53
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 2019vbx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abqydsm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:19:56.063 (19.9835975) DEC = -20:10:22.77 (-20.172990733333)
Discovery date: 2019-11-02 08:02:55.000 (JD=2458789.8353704)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-11-02 08:02:55.000
Flux: 18.63 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-11-02 06:31:52
Limiting flux: 19.735 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: