Discovery certificate for object 2020cnj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 61835 [ 2020TNSTR.482....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-14 18:42:40
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: AT 2020cnj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aanhenj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:06:01.806 (196.507526533333) DEC = +59:46:53.49 (59.7815255)
Discovery date: 2020-02-14 07:34:57.000 (JD=2458893.8159375)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J130601.95+594651.4
Host redshift: 0.194432

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aanhenj

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-14 07:34:57.000
Flux: 20.3353 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-13 08:49:49
Limiting flux: 19.8225 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/2020cnj