Discovery certificate for object 2019pqk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 46280 [ 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 2019pqk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abxsedg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:15:27.264 (3.8635993) DEC = -04:18:44.53 (-4.3123685)
Discovery date: 2019-09-07 08:53:01 (JD=2458733.8701505)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J001526.69-041843.5
Host redshift: 0.028

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF19abxsedg

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-09-07 08:53:01
Flux: 20.2077 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 09:31:21
Limiting flux: 20.4667 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/2019pqk