Discovery certificate for object 2020cyu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 62322 [ 2020TNSTR.562....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-20 17:28:21
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

G. Pignata, F.E. Bauer, F. Forster, 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 2020cyu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aaddoea
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:32:55.887 (143.2328629) DEC = +36:50:38.83 (36.8441203)
Discovery date: 2020-02-20 05:13:21.000 (JD=2458899.7176042)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J093255.93+365039.2
Host redshift: 0.132

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF18aaddoea

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-20 05:13:21.000
Flux: 20.3503 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 07:20:46
Limiting flux: 20.3254 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/2020cyu