Discovery certificate for object 2019okx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 44926 [ 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 2019okx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aaiwhxd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:56:22.788 (209.0949488) DEC = +43:30:49.02 (43.5136158)
Discovery date: 2019-08-23 03:50:29 (JD=2458718.6600579)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J135622.70+433049.4
Host redshift: 0.052

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF18aaiwhxd

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-23 03:50:29
Flux: 19.6951 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-20 03:46:38
Limiting flux: 20.483 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/2019okx