Discovery certificate for object 2020asc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59749 [ 2020TNSTR.243....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-24 21:06:40
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 2020asc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aahgkhg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:00:46.817 (210.195069266667) DEC = +08:09:19.68 (8.1554669)
Discovery date: 2020-01-24 10:34:40.000 (JD=2458872.9407407)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J140046.66+080921.1

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aahgkhg

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-24 10:34:40.000
Flux: 19.6433 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-16 12:01:17
Limiting flux: 19.0189 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/2020asc