Discovery certificate for object 2019sft
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 48988 [ 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 2019sft
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19acdpmzy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:15:36.608 (3.9025337) DEC = +20:01:30.26 (20.0250725)
Discovery date: 2019-10-08 09:07:55 (JD=2458764.8804977)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J001536.96+200129.2
Host redshift: 0.072

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF19acdpmzy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-10-08 09:07:55
Flux: 20.0592 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-10-07 04:15:18
Limiting flux: 20.0858 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/2019sft