Discovery certificate for object 2019nxw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44331 [ 2019TNSTR1547....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-20 13:22:36
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 2019nxw
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abqmshk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:34:07.926 (248.5330237) DEC = +13:18:07.08 (13.3019668)
Discovery date: 2019-08-20 03:37:26 (JD=2458715.6509954)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J163407.61+131804.3
Host redshift: 0.106

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abqmshk

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-20 03:37:26
Flux: 19.792 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-17 05:38:37
Limiting flux: 19.9781 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/2019nxw