Discovery certificate for object 2019qnk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 47360 [ 2019TNSTR1873....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-09-21 15:44:15
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 2019qnk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abzyoml
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:22:59.905 (20.7496026) DEC = +03:10:02.96 (3.1674881)
Discovery date: 2019-09-21 10:04:21 (JD=2458747.9196875)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J012259.87+031000.5
Host redshift: 0.144

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF19abzyoml

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-09-21 10:04:21
Flux: 20.3189 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-09-18 09:06:23
Limiting flux: 19.4052 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/2019qnk