Discovery certificate for object 2020igk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 68853 [ 2020TNSTR1123....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-04-25 20:31:32
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 2020igk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aawgtzu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:13:48.647 (243.4526955) DEC = -22:39:35.29 (-22.6598037)
Discovery date: 2020-04-25 09:01:14.002 (JD=2458964.8758565)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J161348.11-223934.1

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-04-25 09:01:14.002
Flux: 20.113 ABMag
Filter: g-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: