Discovery certificate for object 2019vy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 28980

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-19 21:20:02
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_MSIP)
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 2019vy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aacwpgo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:26:26.585 (171.6107689) DEC = +28:39:24.13 (28.6567037)
Discovery date: 2019-01-11 11:26:26 (JD=2458494.9767014)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-11 11:26:26
Flux: 19.81 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-08 11:22:42
Limiting flux: 20.48 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/2019vy