Discovery certificate for object 2020ec
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 57667 [ 2020TNSTR..41....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-04 15:40:45
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 2020ec
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aadblvr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:58:01.950 (179.5081255) DEC = -22:47:27.71 (-22.79103175)
Discovery date: 2020-01-04 12:01:18 (JD=2458853.0009028)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J115801.94-224726.5

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aadblvr

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-04 12:01:18
Flux: 19.3639 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-12-20 13:04:41
Limiting flux: 18.792 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/2020ec