Discovery certificate for object 2020aaq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58926 [ 2020TNSTR.153....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-16 20:06:03
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Forster, G. Pignata, F.E. Bauer, 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 2020aaq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aafuxre
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:42:50.111 (25.7087974) DEC = +44:24:07.71 (44.4021427)
Discovery date: 2020-01-16 02:38:52 (JD=2458864.6103241)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J014250.23+442407.5

Remarks: Early SN candidate (g-rise > 0.49+-0.06 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aafuxre

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-16 02:38:52
Flux: 19.7507 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-14 02:44:33
Limiting flux: 20.7214 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/2020aaq