Discovery certificate for object 2019njq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 43865 [ 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 2019njq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abplghd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:46:46.415 (41.6933942) DEC = -01:44:02.27 (-1.7339628)
Discovery date: 2019-08-12 11:58:37 (JD=2458707.9990394)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J024646.21-014403.0
Host redshift: 0.036

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abplghd

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-12 11:58:37
Flux: 20.1769 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-12 10:37:01
Limiting flux: 20.7065 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/2019njq