Discovery certificate for object 2019nyj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44344 [ 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 2019nyj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abqqsjy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:48:35.955 (357.149811) DEC = -13:26:12.62 (-13.4368388)
Discovery date: 2019-08-20 09:02:05 (JD=2458715.8764468)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASS J23511148-1309387

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abqqsjy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-20 09:02:05
Flux: 19.31 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-19 11:29:44
Limiting flux: 19.0368 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2019nyj