Discovery certificate for object 2019qfu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 47085 [ 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 2019qfu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abzgvdr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:39:58.447 (354.9935278) DEC = -03:19:59.99 (-3.3333309)
Discovery date: 2019-09-17 08:06:13 (JD=2458743.8376505)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J233958.09-031957.0
Host redshift: 0.15

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF19abzgvdr

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-09-17 08:06:13
Flux: 19.6099 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-09-11 11:01:42
Limiting flux: 19.746 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/2019qfu