Discovery certificate for object 2020mki
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 73803 [ 2020TNSTR1758....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-06-12 21:41:28
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 2020mki
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abeqwjn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:31:10.099 (277.79207945) DEC = +41:17:22.18 (41.2894939)
Discovery date: 2020-06-11 07:45:04.997 (JD=2459011.8229745)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J183110.41+411724.8
Host redshift: 0.079

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20abeqwjn

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-06-11 07:45:04.997
Flux: 20.5737 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-06-11 07:22:20
Limiting flux: 20.6851 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/2020mki