Discovery certificate for object 2019ovj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 45365 [ 2019TNSTR1647....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-28 13:46:49
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 2019ovj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abtukyd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:01:50.071 (255.4586309) DEC = +35:29:15.10 (35.4875268)
Discovery date: 2019-08-28 04:27:00 (JD=2458723.6854167)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J170149.81+352915.9
Host redshift: 0.106

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abtukyd

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-28 04:27:00
Flux: 20.0175 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-26 03:43:13
Limiting flux: 17.206 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/2019ovj