Discovery certificate for object 2020cyv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 62323 [ 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 2020cyv
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aapkzeo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:44:19.333 (131.0805543) DEC = +55:39:01.09 (55.6503016)
Discovery date: 2020-02-20 07:29:43.000 (JD=2458899.8123032)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J084418.73+553901.1
Host redshift: 0.03

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aapkzeo

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-20 07:29:43.000
Flux: 20.4796 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-20 06:53:07
Limiting flux: 20.5404 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/2020cyv