Discovery certificate for object 2020pn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58305 [ 2020TNSTR..74....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-08 15:34:43
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: AT 2020pn
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaeqxtc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:46:41.154 (131.6714767) DEC = -08:44:20.68 (-8.7390783)
Discovery date: 2020-01-08 08:34:50 (JD=2458856.8575231)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J084641.27-084421.2

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aaeqxtc

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-08 08:34:50
Flux: 19.3319 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-05 11:02:22
Limiting flux: 20.6305 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/2020pn