Discovery certificate for object 2020nqu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 75370 [ 2020TNSTR1960....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-06-28 18:02:46
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 2020nqu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abjafnr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:43:02.575 (355.7607283) DEC = +24:30:28.64 (24.50795615)
Discovery date: 2020-06-28 09:18:14.999 (JD=2459028.8876736)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J234302.66+243034.0
Host redshift: 0.113

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20abjafnr

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-06-28 09:18:14.999
Flux: 20.2852 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-06-25 08:10:38
Limiting flux: 20.2151 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/2020nqu