Discovery certificate for object 2020agy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59199 [ 2020TNSTR.182....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-19 19:08:40
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 2020agy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aagrasb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:12:42.171 (93.175714) DEC = -01:04:52.33 (-1.08120165)
Discovery date: 2020-01-19 05:25:50.000 (JD=2458867.7262731)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J061242.44-010445.5
Host redshift: 0.165

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aagrasb

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-19 05:25:50.000
Flux: 19.9565 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-15 05:07:03
Limiting flux: 18.6631 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/2020agy