Discovery certificate for object 2020cxo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 62250 [ 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: SN 2020cxo
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaormnl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:02:07.430 (135.5309569) DEC = +12:21:41.88 (12.3616337)
Discovery date: 2020-02-19 05:58:39.000 (JD=2458898.7490625)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J090207.44+122141.9
Host redshift: 0.071

Remarks: Early SN candidate (g-rise > 0.17+-0.04 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aaormnl

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-19 05:58:39.000
Flux: 19.9805 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-17 06:56:42
Limiting flux: 20.5313 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/2020cxo