Discovery certificate for object 2019okt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44922 [ 2019TNSTR1589....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-23 20:07:02
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 2019okt
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abrdiny
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:30:38.869 (22.6619552) DEC = +16:42:42.66 (16.7118495)
Discovery date: 2019-08-22 11:24:41 (JD=2458717.9754745)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J013037.92+164251.2
Host redshift: 0.071

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abrdiny

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-22 11:24:41
Flux: 19.699 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-22 09:42:23
Limiting flux: 19.7398 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2019okt