Discovery certificate for object 2020dkm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 62843 [ 2020TNSTR.630....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-26 01:27:13
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: SN 2020dkm
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aarasxl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:37:29.356 (204.3723187) DEC = +04:06:16.77 (4.1046572)
Discovery date: 2020-02-25 10:34:20.004 (JD=2458904.9405093)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 5246
Host redshift: 0.023124

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aarasxl

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-25 10:34:20.004
Flux: 18.7529 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-19 12:05:03
Limiting flux: 20.6228 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/2020dkm