Discovery certificate for object 2020efe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 63769 [ 2020TNSTR.738....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-03-07 19:06:23
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 2020efe
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaszzez
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:52:48.430 (178.2017927) DEC = +07:40:47.42 (7.6798398)
Discovery date: 2020-03-07 09:02:40.998 (JD=2458915.8768634)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J115248.79+074050.8
Host redshift: 0.049

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aaszzez

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-03-07 09:02:40.998
Flux: 19.7498 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-03-06 10:06:22
Limiting flux: 19.5005 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/2020efe