Discovery certificate for object 2019xa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 29018 [ 2019TNSTR.120....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-01-20 12:21:10
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: SN 2019xa
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aadoocn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:56:28.239 (179.1176618) DEC = +20:00:38.82 (20.0107835)
Discovery date: 2019-01-19 13:07:34.000 (JD=2458503.0469329)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-01-19 13:07:34.000
Flux: 17.81 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-01-11 11:55:58
Limiting flux: 20.97 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: