Discovery certificate for object 2019okv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44924 [ 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 2019okv
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abrdznp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:15:14.137 (228.8089042) DEC = +23:20:42.21 (23.3450597)
Discovery date: 2019-08-23 03:47:11 (JD=2458718.6577662)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J151514.23+232043.2
Host redshift: 0.161

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abrdznp

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-23 03:47:11
Flux: 19.9527 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-23 03:29:09
Limiting flux: 19.9957 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/2019okv