Discovery certificate for object 2020ofj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 76056 [ 2020TNSTR2068....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-07-09 13:24:18
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 2020ofj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abjyorg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:03:56.727 (15.9863613) DEC = -02:15:37.94 (-2.2605382)
Discovery date: 2020-07-08 11:37:01.998 (JD=2459038.9840509)

Potential host galaxy: MCG -01-03-083
Host redshift: 0.052566

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-07-08 11:37:01.998
Flux: 18.9458 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: