Discovery certificate for object 2020fxi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 66049 [ 2020TNSTR.960....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-04-04 16:59:11
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Forster, F.E. Bauer, L. Galbany, 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: SN 2020fxi
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aauomaf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:56:59.122 (224.2463429) DEC = +09:40:30.92 (9.6752543)
Discovery date: 2020-04-04 10:06:00.999 (JD=2458943.9208449)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J145658.85+094031.4
Host redshift: 0.085249

Remarks: Early SN candidate (g-rise > 0.23+-0.02 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aauomaf

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-04-04 10:06:00.999
Flux: 18.8292 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-03-31 10:59:12
Limiting flux: 18.937 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/2020fxi