Discovery certificate for object 2020Y
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 57450 [ 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 2020Y
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaayrpo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:10:49.425 (257.7059359) DEC = +77:22:42.80 (77.3785557)
Discovery date: 2020-01-01 12:09:37.000 (JD=2458850.0066782)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J171049.10+772242.6
Host redshift: 0.082

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-01 12:09:37.000
Flux: 19.4694 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: