Discovery certificate for object 2020qqe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 79046 [ 2020TNSTR2353....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-08-01 19:47:40
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 2020qqe
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abpvgmn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:11:23.366 (47.8473586) DEC = +02:27:08.35 (2.4523207)
Discovery date: 2020-07-31 10:47:29.000 (JD=2459061.9496412)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J031123.40+022709.3
Host redshift: 0.094

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-07-31 10:47:29.000
Flux: 19.4959 ABMag
Filter: r-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: