Discovery certificate for object 2019xfk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 55194 [ 2019TNSTR2654....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-12-20 16:46:00
Sender: Pan-STARRS1 (PS1_Bot1)
Reporting Group: Pan-STARRS1     Discovery Data Source: Pan-STARRS1

K. C. Chambers, T. de Boer, J. Bulger, J. Fairlamb, M. Huber, C.-C. Lin, T. Lowe, E. Magnier, A. Schultz, R. J. Wainscoat, M. Willman (IfA, University of Hawaii), K. W. Smith, D. R. Young, O. McBrien, J. Gillanders. S. Srivastav, S. J. Smartt, D. O'Neil, P. Clark, S. Sim (Queen's University Belfast), D. E. Wright (University of Minnesota) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019xfk
Discoverer internal name: PS19his
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:17:50.872 (319.46196691) DEC = +29:32:55.17 (29.5486581247)
Discovery date: 2019-12-19 05:29:45.000 (JD=2458836.7289931)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-12-19 05:29:45.000
Flux: 20.79 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

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