Discovery certificate for object 2019nxz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44334 [ 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 2019nxz
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abqmtvk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:12:35.968 (228.1498671) DEC = +18:47:16.46 (18.7879045)
Discovery date: 2019-08-20 03:42:39 (JD=2458715.6546181)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J151235.73+184716.2
Host redshift: 0.135

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abqmtvk

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-20 03:42:39
Flux: 19.7615 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: 19.7208 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/2019nxz