Discovery certificate for object 2020cxi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 62244 [ 2020TNSTR.546....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-19 16:26:23
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 2020cxi
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaomfzz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:42:05.534 (85.52305825) DEC = +62:18:46.42 (62.3128939)
Discovery date: 2020-02-19 03:01:21.000 (JD=2458898.6259375)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J054205.58+621842.3
Host redshift: 0.128

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aaomfzz

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-19 03:01:21.000
Flux: 20.1399 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-07 04:27:31
Limiting flux: 19.3458 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/2020cxi