Discovery certificate for object 2019xgk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 55227 [ 2019TNSTR2668....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-12-21 02:56:13
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 2019xgk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19acykioj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:12:24.397 (348.10165253333) DEC = +11:52:32.41 (11.8756683)
Discovery date: 2019-12-14 02:05:23.000 (JD=2458831.5870833)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-12-14 02:05:23.000
Flux: 19.31 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-11-25 03:54:04
Limiting flux: 20.516 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: