Discovery certificate for object 2020hqw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 68044 [ 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 2020hqw
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aavfezi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:53:24.492 (133.35205135) DEC = -10:54:19.50 (-10.9054179)
Discovery date: 2020-04-17 04:01:40.996 (JD=2458956.6678356)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J085324.52-105417.3

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aavfezi

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-04-17 04:01:40.996
Flux: 19.9189 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-04-01 04:33:54
Limiting flux: 16.7656 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/2020hqw