Discovery certificate for object 2020kdc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 70958 [ 2020TNSTR1365....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-05-16 20:40:17
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 2020kdc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaztddy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:27:24.769 (231.8532049) DEC = +12:19:07.49 (12.318746)
Discovery date: 2020-05-16 06:56:12.002 (JD=2458985.7890278)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J152724.63+121905.6
Host redshift: 0.124

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aaztddy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-05-16 06:56:12.002
Flux: 20.1639 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-05-10 07:33:15
Limiting flux: 19.7331 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/2020kdc