Discovery certificate for object 2019xay
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 54997 [ 2019TNSTR2647....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-12-19 12:56:25
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 2019xay
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19acmycjt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:22:17.339 (170.57224393333) DEC = -13:23:15.62 (-13.387671833333)
Discovery date: 2019-12-13 13:04:27.000 (JD=2458831.0447569)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-12-13 13:04:27.000
Flux: 19.31 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: