Discovery certificate for object 2019qkx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 47273 [ 2019TNSTR1865....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-09-20 14:56:49
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 2019qkx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abyihrc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:34:24.105 (353.6004371) DEC = +18:30:04.18 (18.5011608)
Discovery date: 2019-09-20 04:45:53 (JD=2458746.6985301)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J23342410+1830050
Host redshift: 0.102789

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF19abyihrc

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-09-20 04:45:53
Flux: 19.9575 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 04:51:44
Limiting flux: 20.3362 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/2019qkx