Discovery certificate for object 2019ix
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 28296 [ 2019TNSTR..48....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-08 08:27:24
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
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 2019ix
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aabkqag
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:49:35.463 (12.3977637) DEC = +76:57:58.49 (76.9662482)
Discovery date: 2019-01-08 02:57:54 (JD=2458491.6235532)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-08 02:57:54
Flux: 18.16 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-04 05:55:23
Limiting flux: 20.29 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/2019ix