Discovery certificate for object 2020hka
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 67744 [ 2020TNSTR1034....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-04-15 19:17:16
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Forster, F.E. Bauer, L. Galbany, G. Pignata, J. Silva-Farfan, 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 2020hka
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aauwwjl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:41:51.405 (250.4641865) DEC = +09:18:16.09 (9.3044705)
Discovery date: 2020-04-15 09:36:56.998 (JD=2458954.9006597)


Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aauwwjl

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-04-15 09:36:56.998
Flux: 20.3104 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-04-04 11:25:51
Limiting flux: 20.3272 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/2020hka