Discovery certificate for object 2020fqm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 65705 [ 2020TNSTR.914....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-03-31 15:59:42
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 2020fqm
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aatxcyh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:46:26.604 (146.6108517) DEC = +57:57:58.97 (57.9663815)
Discovery date: 2020-03-31 04:21:33.998 (JD=2458939.6816435)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J094626.61+575759.4
Host redshift: 0.109

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aatxcyh

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-03-31 04:21:33.998
Flux: 19.8986 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-03-07 05:19:09
Limiting flux: 19.4929 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/2020fqm