Discovery certificate for object 2020hmq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 67869 [ 2020TNSTR1042....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-04-16 20:56:32
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Forster, F.E. Bauer, L. Galbany, G. Pignata, E. Camacho, 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 2020hmq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aauywbp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:15:53.591 (108.9732977) DEC = +28:53:53.85 (28.8982911)
Discovery date: 2020-04-16 04:46:06.004 (JD=2458955.6986806)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J071553.53+285352.7

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-04-16 04:46:06.004
Flux: 20.0009 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: