Discovery certificate for object 2019qfn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 47078 [ 2019TNSTR1839....1C ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-09-17 15:33:47
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Source Group: ALeRCE

F. Forster & G. Cabrera on behalf of the ALeRCE broker report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019qfn
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abzfeha
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:43:48.730 (250.9530411) DEC = +37:44:10.09 (37.7361369)
Discovery date: 2019-09-17 02:59:31 (JD=2458743.6246644)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J16434882+3744155
Host redshift: 0.129181

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF19abzfeha

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-09-17 02:59:31
Flux: 19.7223 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-09-14 06:16:13
Limiting flux: 18.9447 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/2019qfn