Discovery certificate for object 2020po
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58306 [ 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 2020po
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acydrro
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:21:37.017 (185.4042391) DEC = +05:45:56.53 (5.7657024)
Discovery date: 2020-01-08 12:58:00.000 (JD=2458857.0402778)

Potential host galaxy: IC 0782
Host redshift: 0.008086

Remarks: Early SN candidate (g-rise > 0.33+-0.04 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF18acydrro

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-08 12:58:00.000
Flux: 19.638 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-05 12:04:05
Limiting flux: 20.6325 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/2020po