Discovery certificate for object 2019nyi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44343 [ 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 2019nyi
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abqqqrl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:56:03.671 (359.0152962) DEC = -08:48:01.44 (-8.8003998)
Discovery date: 2019-08-20 09:02:05 (JD=2458715.8764468)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J235603.56-084810.8
Host redshift: 0.076

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abqqqrl

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-20 09:02:05
Flux: 19.7592 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-15 09:31:39
Limiting flux: 19.4565 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/2019nyi