Discovery certificate for object 2019pff
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 45833 [ 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: SN 2019pff
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abvanim
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:45:49.845 (251.457689) DEC = +45:05:10.81 (45.0863356)
Discovery date: 2019-09-01 03:23:47 (JD=2458727.6415162)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J164548.77+450515.5
Host redshift: 0.06

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abvanim

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-09-01 03:23:47
Flux: 20.1197 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 04:12:58
Limiting flux: 20.739 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/2019pff