Discovery certificate for object 2019xbq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 55024 [ 2019TNSTR2642....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-12-19 16:00:58
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 2019xbq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19adajqig
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:09:21.018 (227.3375733) DEC = +26:42:45.20 (26.7125546)
Discovery date: 2019-12-19 12:24:46 (JD=2458837.0171991)

Potential host galaxy: WHL J150920.5+264249
Host redshift: 0.0716

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF19adajqig

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-12-19 12:24:46
Flux: 19.1671 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-12-13 13:42:37
Limiting flux: 19.1876 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/2019xbq