Discovery certificate for object 2020mzs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 74533 [ 2020TNSTR1835....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-06-18 18:59:21
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 2020mzs
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abgdkzz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:34:49.446 (338.70602675) DEC = -09:28:58.99 (-9.48305245)
Discovery date: 2020-06-18 09:15:54.003 (JD=2459018.8860417)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J223449.40-092858.1
Host redshift: 0.412

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-06-18 09:15:54.003
Flux: 20.3701 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: