Discovery certificate for object 2020qyt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 79468 [ 2020TNSTR2421....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-08-08 20:28:35
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 2020qyt
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abqpozb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:44:17.988 (266.0749504) DEC = +24:28:27.97 (24.4744362)
Discovery date: 2020-08-08 04:05:28.997 (JD=2459069.6704745)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J17441795+2428256
Host redshift: 0.0671

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20abqpozb

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-08-08 04:05:28.997
Flux: 20.2974 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-08-05 07:05:41
Limiting flux: 19.7285 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/2020qyt