Discovery certificate for object 2020ba
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 57537 [ 2020TNSTR..13....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-02 17:15:41
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Forster, F.E. Bauer, G. Pignata, 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 2020ba
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aabqiav
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:01:34.899 (225.3954118) DEC = +23:14:39.68 (23.24435685)
Discovery date: 2020-01-02 12:11:46 (JD=2458851.0081713)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J150134.81+231440.1
Host redshift: 0.083

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aabqiav

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-02 12:11:46
Flux: 18.1977 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-12-19 12:24:46
Limiting flux: 19.6736 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/2020ba