Discovery certificate for object 2019xfq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 55200 [ 2019TNSTR2654....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-12-20 16:53:45
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 2019xfq
Discoverer internal name: PS19hiw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:30:49.922 (322.708007727) DEC = -02:08:14.32 (-2.13731068027)
Discovery date: 2019-12-19 05:31:12.000 (JD=2458836.73)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-12-19 05:31:12.000
Flux: 18.51 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/2019xfq