Discovery certificate for object 2020nqw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 75372 [ 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: SN 2020nqw
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abixkhh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:11:47.266 (227.94694225) DEC = +36:46:15.23 (36.77089645)
Discovery date: 2020-06-28 04:54:22.000 (JD=2459028.7044213)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J151147.12+364613.7
Host redshift: 0.044553

Remarks: Early SN candidate (g-rise > 0.34+-0.05 mag/day, r-rise > 0.25+-0.02 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20abixkhh

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-06-28 04:54:22.000
Flux: 19.6517 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 05:37:11
Limiting flux: 20.6521 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/2020nqw