Discovery certificate for object 2019moa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 43120 [ 2019TNSTR1406....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-04 15:52:15
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 2019moa
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abmzlrt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:33:12.118 (308.3004921) DEC = -14:28:25.42 (-14.473729)
Discovery date: 2019-08-04 08:52:53 (JD=2458699.8700579)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASS J20355820-1418004

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abmzlrt

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-04 08:52:53
Flux: 17.8039 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-01 08:31:18
Limiting flux: 20.5534 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/2019moa