Discovery certificate for object 2019pks
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 46063 [ 2019TNSTR1725....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-09-04 15:19:38
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 2019pks
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abwqqyd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:07:56.081 (1.9836698) DEC = +01:33:23.89 (1.5566364)
Discovery date: 2019-09-04 09:37:19.000 (JD=2458730.9009144)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J000756.13+013327.2
Host redshift: 0.075

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abwqqyd

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-09-04 09:37:19.000
Flux: 20.149 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-09-04 07:49:34
Limiting flux: 20.3362 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/2019pks