Discovery certificate for object 2019sfo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 48983 [ 2019TNSTR2028....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-10-08 13:12:44
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 2019sfo
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19acdrkbh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:37:09.897 (69.2912392) DEC = -24:05:41.17 (-24.0947702)
Discovery date: 2019-10-08 10:31:27 (JD=2458764.9385069)

Potential host galaxy: ESO 485-1
Host redshift: 0.01798

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF19acdrkbh

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-10-08 10:31:27
Flux: 19.9486 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-10-04 11:01:51
Limiting flux: 19.9724 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/2019sfo