Discovery certificate for object 2020kdq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 70972 [ 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 2020kdq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aazstdj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:32:48.744 (218.2031018) DEC = +32:42:42.54 (32.711816)
Discovery date: 2020-05-16 06:36:21.004 (JD=2458985.7752431)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J143248.63+324243.1
Host redshift: 0.41962

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aazstdj

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-05-16 06:36:21.004
Flux: 20.6028 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-05-12 06:03:56
Limiting flux: 20.6112 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/2020kdq