Discovery certificate for object 2020jqy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 70457 [ 2020TNSTR1297....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-05-11 20:29:56
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 2020jqy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aazhxjf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:11:39.225 (212.9134373) DEC = -11:23:01.82 (-11.3838394)
Discovery date: 2020-05-11 05:17:55.997 (JD=2458980.720787)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J141139.15-112310.2

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aazhxjf

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-05-11 05:17:55.997
Flux: 19.5189 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 08:24:05
Limiting flux: 16.6421 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/2020jqy