Discovery certificate for object 2019hxq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 38382 [ 2019TNSTR1051....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-21 15:50:01
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 2019hxq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aczenhw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:32:03.942 (203.016426) DEC = -09:19:11.76 (-9.3199327)
Discovery date: 2019-06-15 04:04:54.000 (JD=2458649.6700694)

Remarks: Significant noise in Gaia DR2 - variable star cannot be excluded. See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-15 04:04:54.000
Flux: 15.64 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-06-09 05:36:03
Limiting flux: 20.0227 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: