Discovery certificate for object 2020jlu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 70228 [ 2020TNSTR1281....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-05-10 19:50:09
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 2020jlu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aazcxve
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:13:54.481 (198.4770024) DEC = +21:40:06.80 (21.6685549)
Discovery date: 2020-05-10 06:55:03.003 (JD=2458979.7882292)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J131354.38+214006.6
Host redshift: 0.079

Remarks: Early SN candidate (g-rise > 0.13+-0.01 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aazcxve

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-05-10 06:55:03.003
Flux: 19.2231 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-05-08 08:04:52
Limiting flux: 18.8073 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2020jlu