Discovery certificate for object 2019pqj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 46279 [ 2019TNSTR1758....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-09-07 15:50:44
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 2019pqj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abxiidh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:12:56.866 (348.2369397) DEC = +07:20:48.78 (7.3468835)
Discovery date: 2019-09-07 08:56:17 (JD=2458733.872419)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J231256.97+072047.4
Host redshift: 0.17

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF19abxiidh

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-09-07 08:56:17
Flux: 20.5604 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 09:04:17
Limiting flux: 20.4348 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/2019pqj