Discovery certificate for object 2019sfq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 48985 [ 2019TNSTR2028....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-10-08 13:12:44
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 2019sfq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19acdqkbu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:08:48.881 (2.2036725) DEC = +25:19:03.59 (25.3176644)
Discovery date: 2019-10-08 09:54:17.000 (JD=2458764.9126968)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J000848.74+251902.4
Host redshift: 0.179

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF19acdqkbu

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-10-08 09:54:17.000
Flux: 20.5465 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-10-07 04:14:40
Limiting flux: 20.1961 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/2019sfq