Discovery certificate for object 2020cdq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 61446 [ 2020TNSTR.430....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-09 19:24:18
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F.E. Bauer, G. Pignata, 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 2020cdq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aammhhh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:52:46.213 (208.1925562) DEC = +67:28:51.11 (67.4808644)
Discovery date: 2020-02-09 11:47:55.000 (JD=2458888.9916088)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J135246.20+672851.1

Remarks: Early SN candidate (r-rise > 0.79+-0.21 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aammhhh

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-09 11:47:55.000
Flux: 19.1444 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-08 12:38:06
Limiting flux: 19.9065 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/2020cdq