Discovery certificate for object 2019qqa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 47441 [ 2019TNSTR1880....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-09-22 14:56:47
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 2019qqa
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19acagxbt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:28:29.906 (352.1246083) DEC = -01:21:46.68 (-1.3629663)
Discovery date: 2019-09-22 08:41:45 (JD=2458748.8623264)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J232829.95-012151.5
Host redshift: 0.108

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF19acagxbt

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-09-22 08:41:45
Flux: 20.036 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-09-17 09:07:16
Limiting flux: 18.8571 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/2019qqa