Discovery certificate for object 2019nji
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 43857 [ 2019TNSTR1473....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-12 14:28:43
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 2019nji
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abpjium
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:54:54.524 (43.727183) DEC = -11:25:19.10 (-11.4219717)
Discovery date: 2019-08-12 10:34:24 (JD=2458707.9405556)

Potential host galaxy: GALEXMSC J025718.11-111330.2

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abpjium

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-12 10:34:24
Flux: 20.317 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-06 11:32:27
Limiting flux: 18.1072 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/2019nji