Discovery certificate for object 2019ptf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 46378 [ 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: AT 2019ptf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abvisqv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:34:07.310 (203.5304599) DEC = +52:38:25.62 (52.6404511)
Discovery date: 2019-09-08 03:41:57.000 (JD=2458734.6541319)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J133407.28+523825.7
Host redshift: 0.134

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF19abvisqv

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-09-08 03:41:57.000
Flux: 17.882 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-08-31 03:44:45
Limiting flux: 20.0219 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/2019ptf