Discovery certificate for object 2019qfx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 47088 [ 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 2019qfx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abzhdfb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:24:05.283 (6.0220112) DEC = -02:03:58.19 (-2.066165)
Discovery date: 2019-09-17 08:50:49 (JD=2458743.8686227)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J002404.97-020400.5
Host redshift: 0.078

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF19abzhdfb

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-09-17 08:50:49
Flux: 19.1401 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-09-13 08:31:12
Limiting flux: 19.0915 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/2019qfx