Discovery certificate for object 2019vdj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 52964 [ 2019TNSTR2392....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-11-18 20:28:11
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Forster, F.E. Bauer, 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, F.E. Bauer, 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 2019vdj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19actnrlh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:54:15.504 (118.5645999) DEC = +77:09:52.01 (77.1644477)
Discovery date: 2019-11-18 11:30:24 (JD=2458805.9794444)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J075416.14+770952.6

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF19actnrlh

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-11-18 11:30:24
Flux: 19.6537 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-11-15 05:33:52
Limiting flux: 18.9235 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/2019vdj