Discovery certificate for object 2019ssk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 49562 [ 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: AT 2019ssk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19acftjsn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:18:11.724 (4.548849) DEC = +15:48:20.32 (15.8056434)
Discovery date: 2019-10-18 04:49:33 (JD=2458774.7010764)

Potential host galaxy: WHL J001811.4+154823
Host redshift: 0.3866

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF19acftjsn

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-10-18 04:49:33
Flux: 19.5978 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 06:29:36
Limiting flux: 19.004 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/2019ssk