Discovery certificate for object 2020lcy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 72062 [ 2020TNSTR1564....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-05-26 20:16:42
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: SN 2020lcy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abbihor
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:34:38.589 (158.66078735) DEC = +70:25:48.06 (70.43001725)
Discovery date: 2020-05-26 05:00:21.001 (JD=2458995.7085764)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J103438.66+702548.2

Remarks: Early SN candidate (g-rise > 0.41+-0.04 mag/day, r-rise > 0.38+-0.04 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20abbihor

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-05-26 05:00:21.001
Flux: 19.2923 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-05-23 05:45:03
Limiting flux: 20.4483 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/2020lcy