Discovery certificate for object 2019pfa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 45828 [ 2019TNSTR1684....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-09-01 15:23:31
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 2019pfa
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abvehtp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:56:58.732 (359.2447166) DEC = +04:14:14.29 (4.2373026)
Discovery date: 2019-09-01 07:49:26 (JD=2458727.8259954)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J235658.61+041418.1
Host redshift: 0.176

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abvehtp

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-09-01 07:49:26
Flux: 20.3823 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-29 09:02:17
Limiting flux: 20.3838 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2019pfa