Discovery certificate for object 2019nfu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 43737 [ 2019TNSTR1468....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-11 15:50:21
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 2019nfu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19ablzgqq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:51:50.411 (27.9600467) DEC = +20:07:43.01 (20.128615)
Discovery date: 2019-08-11 11:57:45 (JD=2458706.9984375)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J015150.12+200741.1
Host redshift: 0.099

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19ablzgqq

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-11 11:57:45
Flux: 20.3628 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-11 11:11:56
Limiting flux: 20.8952 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/2019nfu