Discovery certificate for object 2019pcd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 45669 [ 2019TNSTR1675....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-08-31 17:58:09
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Forster on behalf of the ALeRCE broker report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019pcd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF17aabbxwa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:20:09.401 (80.0391723) DEC = -17:56:39.38 (-17.944273)
Discovery date: 2019-08-31 12:04:13.000 (JD=2458727.0029282)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J05200943-1756395
Host redshift: 0.058397

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF17aabbxwa

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-08-31 12:04:13.000
Flux: 19.0973 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-31 11:32:14
Limiting flux: 19.7798 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/2019pcd