Discovery certificate for object 2020csm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 62040 [ 2020TNSTR.514....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-16 16:52:00
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 2020csm
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaodhok
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:14:05.805 (213.5241873) DEC = -18:22:05.13 (-18.3680903)
Discovery date: 2020-02-16 11:31:44.000 (JD=2458895.9803704)

Potential host galaxy: ESO 579- G 004
Host redshift: 0.050248

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aaodhok

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-16 11:31:44.000
Flux: 18.1004 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-09 12:33:09
Limiting flux: 18.3916 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/2020csm