Discovery certificate for object 2019mkb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 43004 [ 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 2019mkb
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abloocj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:26:23.263 (6.59692983333333) DEC = +29:44:40.49 (29.7445793666667)
Discovery date: 2019-08-01 10:16:31 (JD=2458696.9281366)


Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abloocj

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-01 10:16:31
Flux: 20.3743 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-07-29 11:14:23
Limiting flux: 20.7681 ABMag
Filter: i-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/2019mkb