Discovery certificate for object 2019xas
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 54989 [ 2019TNSTR2647....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-12-19 11:56:25
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 2019xas
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19acypppb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:25:30.178 (66.375742433333) DEC = +11:53:27.80 (11.891056933333)
Discovery date: 2019-12-16 05:54:04.000 (JD=2458833.7458912)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-12-16 05:54:04.000
Flux: 19.8 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-12-14 05:25:10
Limiting flux: 19.5258 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: