Discovery certificate for object 2019zap
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 56830 [ 2019TNSTR2725....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-12-29 16:21:31
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 2019zap
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19adcfssx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:00:58.006 (195.24169165) DEC = +12:59:30.16 (12.99171045)
Discovery date: 2019-12-29 13:07:08.000 (JD=2458847.0466204)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J130057.75+125934.6
Host redshift: 0.127615

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF19adcfssx

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-12-29 13:07:08.000
Flux: 19.6198 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-12-21 13:08:59
Limiting flux: 17.9813 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/2019zap