Discovery certificate for object 2019qmu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 47344 [ 2019TNSTR1873....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-09-21 15:44:15
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 2019qmu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abztvwp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:55:51.799 (253.9658281) DEC = +40:09:52.48 (40.1645776)
Discovery date: 2019-09-21 03:22:16 (JD=2458747.640463)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J165551.64+400951.3
Host redshift: 0.1

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF19abztvwp

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-09-21 03:22:16
Flux: 18.9936 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-09-17 02:59:31
Limiting flux: 20.4744 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/2019qmu