Discovery certificate for object 2020mzu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 74535 [ 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 2020mzu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abgbyav
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:32:57.309 (8.2387884) DEC = +50:41:49.70 (50.69714)
Discovery date: 2020-06-18 09:24:39.997 (JD=2459018.8921296)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J003257.33+504149.4

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 09:24:39.997
Flux: 20.1488 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: