Discovery certificate for object 2020dtd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 63211 [ 2020TNSTR.677....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-03-01 19:51:43
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 2020dtd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aartnkv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:10:43.424 (212.6809316) DEC = +58:49:51.00 (58.8308321)
Discovery date: 2020-02-29 08:20:07.999 (JD=2458908.8473148)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J141043.41+584951.0
Host redshift: 0.069501

Remarks: Early SN candidate (r-rise > 0.11+-0.03 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aartnkv

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-29 08:20:07.999
Flux: 20.2088 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-27 11:44:24
Limiting flux: 19.5573 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/2020dtd