Discovery certificate for object 2020fxn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 66054 [ 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: AT 2020fxn
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aauovyw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:35:30.501 (263.8770871) DEC = +55:24:38.75 (55.4107634)
Discovery date: 2020-04-04 11:50:08.998 (JD=2458943.9931597)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J173530.41+552440.4
Host redshift: 0.406

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aauovyw

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-04-04 11:50:08.998
Flux: 20.3482 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-04-04 11:22:03
Limiting flux: 20.3815 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/2020fxn