Discovery certificate for object 2019nof
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44020 [ 2019TNSTR1495....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-15 15:30:40
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 2019nof
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abpsana
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:02:11.392 (270.5474682) DEC = +69:32:53.44 (69.54817755)
Discovery date: 2019-08-15 04:31:26 (JD=2458710.6884954)

Potential host galaxy: LEDA 2730982

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abpsana

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-15 04:31:26
Flux: 19.7456 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-14 05:24:56
Limiting flux: 19.7456 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/2019nof