Discovery certificate for object 2020ecj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 63652 [ 2020TNSTR.718....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-03-05 17:48:55
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 2020ecj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaspvan
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:37:24.011 (294.3500439) DEC = +36:19:52.22 (36.331172)
Discovery date: 2020-03-05 12:38:23.001 (JD=2458914.0266551)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J193724.39+361954.4
Host redshift: 0.038567

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aaspvan

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-03-05 12:38:23.001
Flux: 19.0655 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-03-05 11:45:35
Limiting flux: 19.8671 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/2020ecj