Discovery certificate for object 2019pkm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 46057 [ 2019TNSTR1725....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-09-04 15:19:38
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 2019pkm
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abjsppx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:10:35.392 (242.6474676) DEC = +56:16:13.11 (56.2703089)
Discovery date: 2019-09-04 06:55:12 (JD=2458730.7883333)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J161035.47+561613.6
Host redshift: 0.052

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF18abjsppx

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-09-04 06:55:12
Flux: 18.9836 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-09-04 06:20:31
Limiting flux: 18.9038 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/2019pkm