Discovery certificate for object 2019hxj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 38371 [ 2019TNSTR1051....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-06-21 15:40:24
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 2019hxj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aayerhs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:11:25.982 (242.8582566) DEC = -26:31:56.88 (-26.5324667)
Discovery date: 2019-06-08 06:01:09.000 (JD=2458642.7508102)

Remarks: Significant noise in Gaia DR2 - variable star cannot be excluded. See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-06-08 06:01:09.000
Flux: 16.79 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: