Discovery certificate for object 2019mkq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 43019 [ 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 2019mkq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19ablytdf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:24:58.650 (6.2443755) DEC = +17:50:35.51 (17.8431984)
Discovery date: 2019-08-02 11:05:56 (JD=2458697.9624537)


Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19ablytdf

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-02 11:05:56
Flux: 20.7771 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-07-30 09:39:36
Limiting flux: 20.8857 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/2019mkq