Discovery certificate for object 2019nxy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44333 [ 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 2019nxy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abqmtwt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:24:06.192 (231.0257999) DEC = +18:32:52.04 (18.5477886)
Discovery date: 2019-08-20 03:42:39 (JD=2458715.6546181)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J152405.86+183251.0
Host redshift: 0.148

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abqmtwt

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-20 03:42:39
Flux: 20.0325 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 05:43:14
Limiting flux: 19.6985 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/2019nxy