Discovery certificate for object 2019pnk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 46151 [ 2019TNSTR1750....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-09-06 17:39:55
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 2019pnk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abxnycf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:15:25.885 (48.8578558) DEC = -19:21:34.68 (-19.3596344)
Discovery date: 2019-09-06 11:31:13 (JD=2458732.9800116)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J03152576-1921344
Host redshift: 0.068077

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/vue/object/ZTF19abxnycf

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-09-06 11:31:13
Flux: 19.2129 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-09-01 12:19:53
Limiting flux: 19.8042 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/2019pnk