Discovery certificate for object 2020ayz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60041 [ 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: SN 2020ayz
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaiqiti
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:12:04.909 (183.020453) DEC = +32:44:01.79 (32.7338293)
Discovery date: 2020-01-26 09:36:28.000 (JD=2458874.9003241)

Potential host galaxy: KUG 1209+330
Host redshift: 0.025149

Remarks: Early SN candidate (g-rise > 0.19+-0.06 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aaiqiti

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-26 09:36:28.000
Flux: 19.9997 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-23 12:11:56
Limiting flux: 20.2347 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/2020ayz