Discovery certificate for object 2019nxa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44304 [ 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: AT 2019nxa
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abpxnbz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:46:14.423 (236.5600945) DEC = +42:40:35.68 (42.6765791)
Discovery date: 2019-08-19 03:49:12 (JD=2458714.6591667)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J154614.14+424033.5
Host redshift: 0.062

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abpxnbz

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-19 03:49:12
Flux: 19.6756 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-16 06:45:28
Limiting flux: 19.5782 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/2019nxa