Discovery certificate for object 2020dki
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 62839 [ 2020TNSTR.630....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-26 00:56:33
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 2020dki
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aarbhno
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:10:17.361 (227.5723378) DEC = -02:08:07.30 (-2.1353623)
Discovery date: 2020-02-25 12:07:53.999 (JD=2458905.0054861)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J151017.50-020806.6
Host redshift: 0.160851

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aarbhno

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-25 12:07:53.999
Flux: 20.3197 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 12:28:05
Limiting flux: 20.3592 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/2020dki