Discovery certificate for object 2019nyk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44345 [ 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: SN 2019nyk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abqrhvt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:15:15.205 (3.81335445) DEC = -08:11:21.84 (-8.18940105)
Discovery date: 2019-08-20 10:03:28 (JD=2458715.9190741)

Potential host galaxy: HIPASS J0015-08

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abqrhvt

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-20 10:03:28
Flux: 17.475 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 10:06:56
Limiting flux: 19.4752 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/2019nyk