Discovery certificate for object 2019vkp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 53246 [ 2019TNSTR2439....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-11-24 07:36:50
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_COMPLETE)
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 2019vkp
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acszbbf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:50:03.029 (42.512620871429) DEC = +01:09:30.73 (1.1585369142857)
Discovery date: 2019-11-19 08:12:46.000 (JD=2458806.8422106)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-11-19 08:12:46.000
Flux: 19.51 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-11-19 05:55:15
Limiting flux: 20.1399 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/2019vkp