Discovery certificate for object 2020aon
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59613 [ 2020TNSTR.225....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-23 18:24:46
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 2020aon
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aahgjad
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:02:15.208 (180.5633667) DEC = +47:07:03.46 (47.1176281)
Discovery date: 2020-01-23 10:51:02.000 (JD=2458871.9521065)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J120215.16+470702.1

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aahgjad

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-23 10:51:02.000
Flux: 20.5366 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-18 09:56:40
Limiting flux: 20.5271 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/2020aon