Discovery certificate for object 2020fkp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 65447 [ 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: AT 2020fkp
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aatpzkw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:00:28.839 (180.120163) DEC = +29:09:12.90 (29.1535824)
Discovery date: 2020-03-28 06:56:36.997 (JD=2458936.7893171)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J120028.89+290914.2
Host redshift: 0.081

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aatpzkw

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-03-28 06:56:36.997
Flux: 19.966 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-03-07 10:45:59
Limiting flux: 19.5507 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/2020fkp