Discovery certificate for object 2020ecn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 63656 [ 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 2020ecn
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aasnzni
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:59:27.331 (179.8638778) DEC = -20:26:41.25 (-20.4447903)
Discovery date: 2020-03-05 10:11:26.002 (JD=2458913.9246065)

Potential host galaxy: ESO 572- G 035
Host redshift: 0.021401

Remarks: Early SN candidate (r-rise > 0.11+-0.00 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aasnzni

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-03-05 10:11:26.002
Flux: 17.9079 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 07:00:53
Limiting flux: 19.5898 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/2020ecn