Discovery certificate for object 2020agz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59200 [ 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 2020agz
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aafkqui
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:05:56.494 (196.4853899) DEC = +63:18:56.28 (63.3156342)
Discovery date: 2020-01-19 10:19:39 (JD=2458867.9303125)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J130556.69+631857.8
Host redshift: 0.121

Remarks: Early SN candidate (g-rise > 0.10+-0.01 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aafkqui

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-19 10:19:39
Flux: 19.3439 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 11:18:18
Limiting flux: 19.662 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/2020agz