Discovery certificate for object 2020dko
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 62845 [ 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 2020dko
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aarbget
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:39:57.076 (204.9878174) DEC = +00:49:41.28 (0.8281333)
Discovery date: 2020-02-25 11:58:53.999 (JD=2458904.9992361)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 5258
Host redshift: 0.022539

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aarbget

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-25 11:58:53.999
Flux: 19.1517 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-25 10:33:42
Limiting flux: 20.1203 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/2020dko