Discovery certificate for object 2019mkp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 43018 [ 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 2019mkp
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19ablekqv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:56:52.502 (359.2187595) DEC = +44:53:15.63 (44.8876757)
Discovery date: 2019-08-02 11:23:04 (JD=2458697.9743519)

Potential host galaxy: LEDA 2254252

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19ablekqv

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-02 11:23:04
Flux: 20.2636 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-02 09:43:25
Limiting flux: 20.7848 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/2019mkp