Discovery certificate for object 2019obx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44455 [ 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 2019obx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abpeciv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:36:04.950 (9.0206269) DEC = -02:20:17.91 (-2.338308)
Discovery date: 2019-08-21 10:01:41 (JD=2458716.9178356)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J003605.22-022013.3
Host redshift: 0.065

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abpeciv

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-21 10:01:41
Flux: 19.4999 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 10:02:20
Limiting flux: 19.256 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/2019obx