Discovery certificate for object 2019rqx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 48418 [ 2019TNSTR1962....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-10-02 12:59:41
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 2019rqx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19acccetx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:42:15.531 (40.5647118) DEC = -26:27:46.22 (-26.4628389)
Discovery date: 2019-10-02 11:02:03 (JD=2458758.9597569)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J02421549-2627455
Host redshift: 0.1067

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF19acccetx

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-10-02 11:02:03
Flux: 19.6434 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-09-25 12:06:53
Limiting flux: 19.5985 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/2019rqx