Discovery certificate for object 2020kwa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 71760 [ 2020TNSTR1458....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-05-23 18:37:52
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 2020kwa
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abbhdcp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:13:30.389 (318.3766198) DEC = +14:08:42.28 (14.1450788)
Discovery date: 2020-05-23 11:12:04.997 (JD=2458992.9667245)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J211330.42+140841.8

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20abbhdcp

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-05-23 11:12:04.997
Flux: 20.6933 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-05-18 10:57:07
Limiting flux: 20.8498 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/2020kwa