Discovery certificate for object 2019yj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29086 [ 2019TNSTR.125....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-22 17:41:56
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 2019yj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abcypfw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:42:41.787 (235.6741125) DEC = +22:52:53.80 (22.8816099)
Discovery date: 2019-01-22 11:15:44 (JD=2458505.9692593)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-22 11:15:44
Flux: 18.83 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-11 12:54:17
Limiting flux: 20.79 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/2019yj