Discovery certificate for object 2019pkx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 46068 [ 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 2019pkx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abwsxwh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:50:29.396 (27.6224845) DEC = +32:34:37.43 (32.5770645)
Discovery date: 2019-09-04 11:24:39 (JD=2458730.9754514)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J015029.23+323429.8
Host redshift: 0.045

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abwsxwh

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-09-04 11:24:39
Flux: 20.0143 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 10:12:01
Limiting flux: 20.7231 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/2019pkx