Discovery certificate for object 2019njk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 43859 [ 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 2019njk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abpknlr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:48:52.252 (27.2177153) DEC = -05:49:49.78 (-5.8304946)
Discovery date: 2019-08-12 11:32:12 (JD=2458707.9806944)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J014852.29-054952.3
Host redshift: 0.14

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abpknlr

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-12 11:32:12
Flux: 20.495 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 11:32:10
Limiting flux: 20.0759 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/2019njk