Discovery certificate for object 2020cz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 57622 [ 2020TNSTR..28....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-03 15:49:55
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Forster, F.E. Bauer, G. Pignata, 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 2020cz
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaccity
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:14:45.763 (138.6906797) DEC = -23:10:14.13 (-23.17059195)
Discovery date: 2020-01-03 11:01:31 (JD=2458851.9593866)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J091445.70-231017.0

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aaccity

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-03 11:01:31
Flux: 19.459 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-12-20 11:32:26
Limiting flux: 19.5927 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/2020cz