Discovery certificate for object 2020hqc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 68024 [ 2020TNSTR1053....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-04-17 18:25:12
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 2020hqc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aavfnxu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:36:06.568 (144.0273659) DEC = -08:07:58.73 (-8.1329796)
Discovery date: 2020-04-17 05:29:59.001 (JD=2458956.7291551)

Potential host galaxy: GALEXASC J093606.71-080759.2

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aavfnxu

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-04-17 05:29:59.001
Flux: 19.8362 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-04-01 05:01:57
Limiting flux: 15.5767 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/2020hqc