Discovery certificate for object 2019obt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44451 [ 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: SN 2019obt
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abqviuy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:20:34.614 (5.1442246) DEC = +05:45:18.13 (5.7550355)
Discovery date: 2019-08-21 09:06:12 (JD=2458716.8793056)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J002034.90+054515.0
Host redshift: 0.056

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abqviuy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-21 09:06:12
Flux: 18.8921 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-17 09:43:08
Limiting flux: 19.3618 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/2019obt