Discovery certificate for object 2019nwx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44301 [ 2019TNSTR1533....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-19 19:24:36
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: SN 2019nwx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abpyjqx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:54:20.496 (238.5854003) DEC = +21:27:31.29 (21.4586924)
Discovery date: 2019-08-19 03:42:24 (JD=2458714.6544444)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J155420.42+212736.9
Host redshift: 0.054

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abpyjqx

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-19 03:42:24
Flux: 19.6264 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-13 03:39:10
Limiting flux: 19.6493 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/2019nwx