Discovery certificate for object 2020kkd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 71235 [ 2020TNSTR1395....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-05-18 19:41:26
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 2020kkd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abaksbe
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:27:37.610 (216.906708825) DEC = -19:37:13.66 (-19.620461625)
Discovery date: 2020-05-18 05:59:04.998 (JD=2458987.7493634)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J142737.48-193707.6

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20abaksbe

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-05-18 05:59:04.998
Flux: 20.4073 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-05-10 07:27:14
Limiting flux: 19.2948 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/2020kkd