Discovery certificate for object 2020oc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58235 [ 2020TNSTR..67....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-07 17:36:01
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Forster, G. Pignata, F.E. Bauer, 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 2020oc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaekkuv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:48:02.934 (147.01222495) DEC = +03:32:17.73 (3.5382597)
Discovery date: 2020-01-07 08:39:32 (JD=2458855.860787)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J094802.83+033215.6
Host redshift: 0.062

Remarks: Early SN candidate (g-rise > 0.14+-0.02 mag/day, r-rise > 0.37+-0.07 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aaekkuv

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-07 08:39:32
Flux: 19.4118 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-04 10:29:08
Limiting flux: 20.4958 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/2020oc