Discovery certificate for object 2019mzu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 43549 [ 2019TNSTR1453....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-09 20:12:08
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 2019mzu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abovaap
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:54:57.109 (358.7379552) DEC = -19:39:40.05 (-19.6611248)
Discovery date: 2019-08-09 11:29:28 (JD=2458704.9787963)

Potential host galaxy: MRSS 538-091951

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abovaap

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-09 11:29:28
Flux: 20.187 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-09 10:06:27
Limiting flux: 20.2518 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/2019mzu