Discovery certificate for object 2020cpu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 61928 [ 2020TNSTR.502....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-15 16:36:07
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: SN 2020cpu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aanvqbi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:54:31.037 (223.629321) DEC = +09:42:25.54 (9.7070954)
Discovery date: 2020-02-15 12:35:03.000 (JD=2458895.0243403)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J145430.69+094226.1
Host redshift: 0.032906

Remarks: Early SN candidate (r-rise > 0.09+-0.01 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aanvqbi

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-15 12:35:03.000
Flux: 19.4177 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-11 13:01:26
Limiting flux: 19.1048 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/2020cpu