Discovery certificate for object 2020obl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 75844 [ 2020TNSTR2045....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-07-06 22:45:53
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 2020obl
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abjtcxb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:08:36.204 (17.1508502) DEC = +18:11:31.07 (18.191964)
Discovery date: 2020-07-06 09:13:34.000 (JD=2459036.8844213)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J010836.16+181131.4
Host redshift: 0.097

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20abjtcxb

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-07-06 09:13:34.000
Flux: 19.4456 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-06-26 11:21:40
Limiting flux: 20.454 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2020obl