Discovery certificate for object 2019xdu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 55115 [ 2019TNSTR2656....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-12-20 05:56:00
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 2019xdu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19adalmxj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:39:49.278 (24.95532395) DEC = -21:35:16.02 (-21.5877821)
Discovery date: 2019-12-20 03:01:16.000 (JD=2458837.6258912)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-12-20 03:01:16.000
Flux: 19.86 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: