Discovery certificate for object 2019ofv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44570 [ 2019TNSTR1594....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-23 07:54:08
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 2019ofv
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abuasnq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:50:24.070 (237.60028964) DEC = +28:11:16.83 (28.188009)
Discovery date: 2019-02-12 12:36:37.000 (JD=2458527.0254282)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-02-12 12:36:37.000
Flux: 19.63 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-02-08 12:19:16
Limiting flux: 20.4394 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: