Discovery certificate for object 2019mfo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 42852 [ 2019TNSTR1389....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-01 20:30:59
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 2019mfo
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aaapfso
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:08:13.990 (62.0582909) DEC = +15:25:49.54 (15.43042675)
Discovery date: 2019-07-29 11:40:39.000 (JD=2458693.9865741)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-07-29 11:40:39.000
Flux: 19.43 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-07-29 10:40:33
Limiting flux: 20.0476 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: