Discovery certificate for object 2019yk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29087 [ 2019TNSTR.125....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-22 17:41:56
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 2019yk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aacivld
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:52:18.005 (238.0750194) DEC = +10:20:58.94 (10.3497047)
Discovery date: 2019-01-22 11:55:03.000 (JD=2458505.9965741)

Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-22 11:55:03.000
Flux: 18.53 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: