Discovery certificate for object 2019btx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 30780 [ 2019TNSTR1254....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-03-15 19:36:36
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 2019btx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acxxawp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:19:51.272 (139.9636321) DEC = -07:35:41.59 (-7.5948859)
Discovery date: 2019-03-14 05:00:57.000 (JD=2458556.7090046)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-03-14 05:00:57.000
Flux: 19.17 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-27 06:03:04
Limiting flux: 20.1122 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: