Discovery certificate for object 2019rtc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 48490 [ 2019TNSTR1980....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-10-03 14:43:20
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 2019rtc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19acckjsj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:19:21.275 (64.8386444) DEC = -17:36:56.80 (-17.615779)
Discovery date: 2019-10-03 11:32:15.000 (JD=2458759.9807292)

Potential host galaxy: ESO 550- G 020
Host redshift: 0.029557

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF19acckjsj

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-10-03 11:32:15.000
Flux: 19.6532 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-09-30 12:33:03
Limiting flux: 19.9753 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/2019rtc