Discovery certificate for object 2019bat
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30112 [ 2019TNSTR.278....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-02-25 09:57:20
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 2019bat
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aakpdqk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:04:20.952 (241.0872997) DEC = +28:17:05.32 (28.2848101)
Discovery date: 2019-02-24 12:01:55.000 (JD=2458539.0013426)

Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-24 12:01:55.000
Flux: 18.89 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-12 13:09:41
Limiting flux: 19.93 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: