Discovery certificate for object 2020heq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 67424 [ 2020TNSTR1027....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-04-14 20:49:33
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 2020heq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaurfnl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:55:31.190 (238.8799588) DEC = +12:53:45.11 (12.895865)
Discovery date: 2020-04-14 10:34:24.004 (JD=2458953.9405556)

Potential host galaxy: KUG 1553+130
Host redshift: 0.03362

Remarks: Early SN candidate (r-rise > 0.11+-0.01 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aaurfnl

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-04-14 10:34:24.004
Flux: 19.0013 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 11:04:44
Limiting flux: 20.1439 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/2020heq