Discovery certificate for object 2019pca
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 45666 [ 2019TNSTR1675....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-31 17:58:09
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 2019pca
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abuvxjc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:16:05.944 (334.0247655) DEC = +03:52:42.43 (3.8784539)
Discovery date: 2019-08-31 07:17:13 (JD=2458726.8036227)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J221606.06+035242.8
Host redshift: 0.055

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abuvxjc

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-31 07:17:13
Flux: 19.7661 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-28 09:58:27
Limiting flux: 20.6717 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/2019pca