Discovery certificate for object 2020dyy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 63493 [ 2020TNSTR.705....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-03-04 17:43:50
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 2020dyy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aasjkxv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:23:13.053 (275.80438595) DEC = +26:56:07.22 (26.9353378)
Discovery date: 2020-03-04 11:41:26.002 (JD=2458912.9871065)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J182313.31+265604.2

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aasjkxv

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-03-04 11:41:26.002
Flux: 20.4547 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-26 12:36:53
Limiting flux: 19.7233 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/2020dyy