Discovery certificate for object 2020fkg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 65438 [ 2020TNSTR.909....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-03-30 00:54:03
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

G. Pignata, F.E. Bauer, F. Forster, 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 2020fkg
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aatppnn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:35:35.881 (173.8995054) DEC = +43:01:08.72 (43.0190894)
Discovery date: 2020-03-28 06:36:40.003 (JD=2458936.775463)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J11353527+4301219
Host redshift: 0.071846

Remarks: Early SN candidate (g-rise > 0.06+-0.00 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aatppnn

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-03-28 06:36:40.003
Flux: 19.1069 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-03-09 06:05:32
Limiting flux: 17.33 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/2020fkg