Discovery certificate for object 2020fmq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 65500 [ 2020TNSTR.908....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-03-30 01:00:17
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 2020fmq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aatuprg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:25:50.567 (261.4606975) DEC = +67:57:42.76 (67.961879)
Discovery date: 2020-03-28 11:39:16.004 (JD=2458936.9856019)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J172550.78+675740.9
Host redshift: 0.079

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aatuprg

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-03-28 11:39:16.004
Flux: 20.3333 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 09:12:27
Limiting flux: 16.5094 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/2020fmq