Discovery certificate for object 2020fqp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 65708 [ 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 2020fqp
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aawwoqo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:46:12.167 (146.5506944) DEC = +08:18:36.40 (8.3101109)
Discovery date: 2020-03-31 04:46:33.997 (JD=2458939.6990046)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J094612.13+081836.3
Host redshift: 0.080352

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF18aawwoqo

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-03-31 04:46:33.997
Flux: 19.2698 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-03-05 05:23:50
Limiting flux: 19.728 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2020fqp