Discovery certificate for object 2020bpd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60833 [ 2020TNSTR.349....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-01 20:00:55
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

G. Pignata, F.E. Bauer, F. Forster, 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 2020bpd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaljshx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:49:20.664 (267.3360998) DEC = +62:13:42.29 (62.228413)
Discovery date: 2020-02-01 12:52:29.000 (JD=2458881.0364468)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 6488
Host redshift: 0.02887

Remarks: Early SN candidate (r-rise > 0.14+-0.05 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aaljshx

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-01 12:52:29.000
Flux: 20.0072 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-01 11:38:42
Limiting flux: 20.1433 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/2020bpd