Discovery certificate for object 2019sqf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 49494 [ 2019TNSTR2098....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-10-17 18:56:10
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 2019sqf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19acfbkba
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:17:26.034 (4.3584765) DEC = +33:34:37.22 (33.5770065)
Discovery date: 2019-10-17 03:02:55 (JD=2458773.6270255)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J001725.93+333438.0
Host redshift: 0.434

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF19acfbkba

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-10-17 03:02:55
Flux: 19.2804 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-10-16 03:49:17
Limiting flux: 19.526 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/2019sqf