Discovery certificate for object 2019pfc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 45830 [ 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 2019pfc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abvakbo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:00:16.115 (255.0671463) DEC = +51:58:52.43 (51.9812306)
Discovery date: 2019-09-01 07:29:23 (JD=2458727.8120718)

Potential host galaxy: GALEXASC J170016.22+515849.4

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abvakbo

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-09-01 07:29:23
Flux: 19.8774 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-31 06:57:45
Limiting flux: 20.1679 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/2019pfc