Discovery certificate for object 2019obq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44448 [ 2019TNSTR1560....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-21 15:39:16
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 2019obq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abpxntu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:20:44.344 (245.184766) DEC = +44:49:35.32 (44.8264764)
Discovery date: 2019-08-21 03:44:04 (JD=2458716.6556019)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J162044.38+444936.9
Host redshift: 0.133

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abpxntu

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-21 03:44:04
Flux: 19.6721 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-18 05:44:40
Limiting flux: 19.17 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/2019obq