Discovery certificate for object 2019xee
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 55140 [ 2019TNSTR2656....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-12-20 11:56:04
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 2019xee
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acbwbbs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:23:39.680 (155.91533465) DEC = +52:33:49.87 (52.5638532)
Discovery date: 2019-12-17 12:15:25 (JD=2458835.010706)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-12-17 12:15:25
Flux: 19.21 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-12-14 10:25:06
Limiting flux: 19.5964 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/2019xee