Discovery certificate for object 2019nlk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 43943 [ 2019TNSTR1490....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-14 13:38:44
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 2019nlk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abpelgt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:45:47.332 (11.44721735) DEC = +15:32:15.38 (15.5376069)
Discovery date: 2019-08-14 09:27:48 (JD=2458709.8943056)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J004547.46+153213.9
Host redshift: 0.077

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abpelgt

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-14 09:27:48
Flux: 19.528 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-08 10:12:04
Limiting flux: 20.5461 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/2019nlk