Discovery certificate for object 2020Q
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 57442 [ 2020TNSTR...1....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-01 15:55:04
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 2020Q
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaaxgll
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:04:53.681 (136.2236727) DEC = -01:35:50.37 (-1.5973244)
Discovery date: 2020-01-01 11:06:04 (JD=2458849.9625463)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J090453.62-013550.6
Host redshift: 0.086

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aaaxgll

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-01 11:06:04
Flux: 20.1732 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 11:27:25
Limiting flux: 18.4608 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/2020Q