Discovery certificate for object 2020et
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 57684 [ 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 2020et
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aadcmit
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:55:33.709 (178.8904559) DEC = -27:50:51.17 (-27.8475472)
Discovery date: 2020-01-04 13:02:24 (JD=2458853.0433333)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J115534.31-275100.1
Host redshift: 0.031485

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aadcmit

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-04 13:02:24
Flux: 19.8438 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2020et