Discovery certificate for object 2020qbq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 78368 [ 2020TNSTR2224....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-07-22 19:46:55
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Forster, F.E. Bauer, L. Galbany, G. Pignata, E. Camacho, J. Silva-Farfan, A. Mourao, 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, 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 2020qbq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abnsrip
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:32:52.844 (293.2201822) DEC = +69:31:32.05 (69.5255686)
Discovery date: 2020-07-22 08:56:34.999 (JD=2459052.8726273)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J193253.00+693133.7

Remarks: Early SN candidate (r-rise > 1.00 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20abnsrip

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-07-22 08:56:34.999
Flux: 20.4638 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-07-22 08:44:51
Limiting flux: 20.9244 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/2020qbq