Discovery certificate for object 2019nxf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44309 [ 2019TNSTR1555....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-20 03:49:29
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 2019nxf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abpuyop
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:13:42.985 (258.42910385) DEC = +06:05:30.93 (6.09192465)
Discovery date: 2019-08-16 05:40:33 (JD=2458711.7365046)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-16 05:40:33
Flux: 19.05 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-13 04:05:32
Limiting flux: 19.7073 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2019nxf