Discovery certificate for object 2020ayq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60032 [ 2020TNSTR.263....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-26 16:01:08
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 2020ayq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaioffc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:48:16.009 (162.0667052) DEC = +48:25:38.84 (48.4274562)
Discovery date: 2020-01-26 07:03:45.000 (JD=2458874.7942708)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J104816.06+482542.3
Host redshift: 0.051

Remarks: Early SN candidate (r-rise > 0.48+-0.21 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aaioffc

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-26 07:03:45.000
Flux: 20.052 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-25 08:59:50
Limiting flux: 20.8769 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/2020ayq