Discovery certificate for object 2019zuj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58391 [ 2020TNSTR..85....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-09 12:13:58
Sender: Dr. Ismael Perez-Fournon
Reporting Group: SGLF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

I. Perez-Fournon, C. Jimenez Angel, F. Poidevin, 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 2019zuj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19ackldqm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:56:30.780 (359.12825) DEC = -03:03:05.05 (-3.051403)
Discovery date: 2019-10-27 05:03:11.000 (JD=2458783.710544)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-10-27 05:03:11.000
Flux: 20.308 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-10-23 05:32:19
Limiting flux: 20.077 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: