Discovery certificate for object 2020mol
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 73962 [ 2020TNSTR1791....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-06-14 21:16:35
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 2020mol
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abezxfe
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:20:09.685 (245.0403556) DEC = +10:55:49.31 (10.93036385)
Discovery date: 2020-06-14 06:03:41.003 (JD=2459014.7525579)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J162009.66+105549.2
Host redshift: 0.237

Remarks: Early SN candidate (g-rise > 0.16+-0.06 mag/day, r-rise > 0.18+-0.07 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20abezxfe

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-06-14 06:03:41.003
Flux: 20.088 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 06:37:23
Limiting flux: 20.6927 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/2020mol