Discovery certificate for object 2019mnu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 43111 [ 2019TNSTR1406....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-04 10:02:28
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 2019mnu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abmxxsx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:27:58.439 (276.9934972) DEC = +43:04:42.59 (43.0784963)
Discovery date: 2019-08-04 06:50:41 (JD=2458699.7851968)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASS J18293233+4307016

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abmxxsx

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-04 06:50:41
Flux: 20.0843 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-03 07:31:35
Limiting flux: 20.105 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2019mnu