Discovery certificate for object 2019ssj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 49561 [ 2019TNSTR2104....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-10-18 13:14:12
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: SN 2019ssj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19acfthre
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:36:25.357 (9.1056559) DEC = +02:25:39.87 (2.4277405)
Discovery date: 2019-10-18 04:47:34 (JD=2458774.6996991)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J003624.99+022535.7
Host redshift: 0.038

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF19acfthre

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-10-18 04:47:34
Flux: 19.2428 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-10-15 06:32:17
Limiting flux: 18.8942 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2019ssj