Discovery certificate for object 2020bg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 57543 [ 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: AT 2020bg
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aabqiqd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:44:26.726 (251.11135975) DEC = +62:16:24.18 (62.2733827)
Discovery date: 2020-01-02 12:16:21 (JD=2458851.0113542)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J164426.67+621624.2
Host redshift: 0.153

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aabqiqd

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-02 12:16:21
Flux: 19.5789 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-12-11 13:20:54
Limiting flux: 19.1424 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/2020bg