Discovery certificate for object 2020qxs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 79408 [ 2020TNSTR2421....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-08-08 04:39:05
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: SN 2020qxs
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abqmtsh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:54:02.609 (298.5108723) DEC = +49:56:16.49 (49.937915)
Discovery date: 2020-08-07 05:10:04.002 (JD=2459068.7153241)

Potential host galaxy: UGC 11494
Host redshift: 0.025017

Remarks: Early SN candidate (g-rise > 1.14+-0.11 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20abqmtsh

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-08-07 05:10:04.002
Flux: 19.0977 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-08-06 08:14:49
Limiting flux: 20.0915 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/2020qxs