Discovery certificate for object 2019zxk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58743 [ 2020TNSTR.134....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-14 18:27:59
Sender: Dr. Ismael Perez-Fournon
Reporting Group: SGLF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Poidevin, I. Perez-Fournon, C. Jimenez Angel, R. Shirley (IAC & ULL), R. Marques-Chaves (CAB), S. Geier (GRANTECAN & IAC), Y. Shu (IoA), S. Rodney, J. Roberts-Pierel (Univ. of South Carolina), A. Bolton (NSF's OIR Lab), S. Chakrabarti, P. Craig, and B. Alamiri (RIT) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019zxk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19acnjdvc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:51:45.289 (27.938704) DEC = +04:59:34.70 (4.992972)
Discovery date: 2019-11-04 07:02:00.000 (JD=2458791.7930556)

Remarks: Data were provided by the Zwicky Transient Facility ( and processed through the Lasair (, ALeRCE (, ANTARES (, and MARS ( brokers.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-11-04 07:02:00.000
Flux: 19.852 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-11-01 06:31:14
Limiting flux: 19.976 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: