Discovery certificate for object 2019rtf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 48493 [ 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 2019rtf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19acchkgn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:51:38.877 (57.9119871) DEC = +05:10:01.91 (5.1671966)
Discovery date: 2019-10-03 09:03:07.000 (JD=2458759.8771644)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J03513825+0509462

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF19acchkgn

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-10-03 09:03:07.000
Flux: 20.2802 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-10-02 10:38:50
Limiting flux: 20.6717 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/2019rtf