Discovery certificate for object 2020pv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58313 [ 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 2020pv
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaertpj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:27:52.034 (216.9668081) DEC = +33:34:09.82 (33.5693956)
Discovery date: 2020-01-08 13:23:39 (JD=2458857.0580903)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J14275233+3334090
Host redshift: 0.028748

Remarks: Early SN candidate (g-rise > 0.30+-0.05 mag/day, r-rise > 0.28+-0.03 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aaertpj

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-08 13:23:39
Flux: 19.9046 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 12:38:51
Limiting flux: 20.8027 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/2020pv