Discovery certificate for object 2019uqk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 52449 [ 2019TNSTR2342....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-11-12 19:08:43
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F.E. Bauer, F. Forster, G. Pignata, J. Arredondo, G. Cabrera-Vives, R. Carrasco-Davis, P.A. Estevez, P. Huijse, E. Reyes, I. Reyes, P. Sanchez-Saez, C. Valenzuela, E. Castillo, D. Ruz-Mieres, D. Rodriguez-Mancini, M. Catelan, S. Eyheramendy, M.J. Graham on behalf of the ALeRCE broker report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019uqk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19acrupxh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:02:08.452 (0.5352153) DEC = +12:33:53.71 (12.5649195)
Discovery date: 2019-11-12 05:05:08 (JD=2458799.7118981)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J000208.41+123355.2
Host redshift: 0.121

Remarks: Early SN candidate (r-rise > 0.36+-0.04 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF19acrupxh

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-11-12 05:05:08
Flux: 18.2196 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-11-10 04:59:21
Limiting flux: 19.032 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/2019uqk