Discovery certificate for object 2019mka
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 43003 [ 2019TNSTR1403....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-03 09:21:06
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Source Group: ALeRCE

F. Forster on behalf of the ALeRCE broker report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019mka
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abkhjsw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:14:01.555 (33.5064811) DEC = +06:17:01.36 (6.283712)
Discovery date: 2019-08-01 10:39:17 (JD=2458696.9439468)

Potential host galaxy: GALEXASC J021638.55+063056.6

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abkhjsw

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-01 10:39:17
Flux: 20.144 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-07-21 11:31:26
Limiting flux: 19.6809 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2019mka