Discovery certificate for object 2019ptd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 46376 [ 2019TNSTR1767....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-09-08 16:19:57
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: SN 2019ptd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abxwhxm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:56:19.106 (209.0796103) DEC = +28:32:16.96 (28.5380432)
Discovery date: 2019-09-08 03:38:40.000 (JD=2458734.6518519)

Potential host galaxy: VV 158a
Host redshift: 0.034804

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF19abxwhxm

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-09-08 03:38:40.000
Flux: 17.6021 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-28 03:45:01
Limiting flux: 19.9973 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/2019ptd