Discovery certificate for object 2019qku
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 47270 [ 2019TNSTR1865....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-09-20 14:56:49
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Source Group: ALeRCE

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

IAU Designation: AT 2019qku
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abzryiz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:24:21.293 (351.0887197) DEC = +11:58:40.97 (11.9780482)
Discovery date: 2019-09-20 04:42:15 (JD=2458746.6960069)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J23241915+1158405

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF19abzryiz

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-09-20 04:42:15
Flux: 19.6658 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-09-19 04:52:23
Limiting flux: 20.3092 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/2019qku