Discovery certificate for object 2019sxq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 49768 [ 2019TNSTR2126....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-10-20 16:02:26
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 2019sxq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19acgeoxt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:50:11.780 (12.5490828333333) DEC = +27:22:52.33 (27.3812014)
Discovery date: 2019-10-20 03:06:47 (JD=2458776.6297106)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J005011.78+272254.1
Host redshift: 0.137

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF19acgeoxt

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-10-20 03:06:47
Flux: 19.8363 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-10-19 03:52:52
Limiting flux: 20.5641 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/2019sxq