Discovery certificate for object 2019hxk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 38372 [ 2019TNSTR1051....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-21 15:40:24
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_COMPLETE)
Source Group: 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 2019hxk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abagkkq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:48:24.961 (237.1040038) DEC = -13:45:27.94 (-13.7577619)
Discovery date: 2019-06-03 07:03:45 (JD=2458637.7942824)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-03 07:03:45
Flux: 18.81 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-05-31 06:59:35
Limiting flux: 20.3878 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2019hxk