Discovery certificate for object 2019otx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 45309 [ 2019TNSTR1634....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-27 14:39:27
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 2019otx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abtriyg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:17:01.481 (4.2561699) DEC = +04:01:12.04 (4.0200125)
Discovery date: 2019-08-27 09:59:25 (JD=2458722.9162616)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J001701.27+040112.6
Host redshift: 0.075

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abtriyg

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-27 09:59:25
Flux: 20.2816 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-24 11:37:31
Limiting flux: 20.0599 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/2019otx