Discovery certificate for object 2019zxa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58651 [ 2020TNSTR.123....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-13 16:44:17
Sender: Simeon Reusch
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

Simeon Reusch and Robert Stein (DESY) for the Zwicky Transient Facility report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019zxa
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaevfwa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:50:54.032 (162.725134) DEC = +12:54:43.30 (12.912028)
Discovery date: 2019-12-29 11:04:24.000 (JD=2458846.9614)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J105053.73+125443.8
Host redshift: 0.131982


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-12-29 11:04:24.000
Flux: 20.56 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-12-21 11:59:51
Limiting flux: 19.55 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/2019zxa