Discovery certificate for object 2019obu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44452 [ 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 2019obu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abpzvae
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:13:46.179 (3.4424127) DEC = +31:44:32.16 (31.7422664)
Discovery date: 2019-08-21 09:10:50 (JD=2458716.8825231)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J001345.93+314432.1
Host redshift: 0.074

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abpzvae

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-21 09:10:50
Flux: 19.4329 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-18 08:39:51
Limiting flux: 20.0357 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/2019obu