Discovery certificate for object 2020rbq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 79586 [ 2020TNSTR2440....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-08-10 23:43:33
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 2020rbq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abrbomf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:46:00.711 (341.5029634) DEC = +24:31:06.52 (24.5184778)
Discovery date: 2020-08-10 09:25:21.996 (JD=2459071.8926157)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J224600.75+243105.9
Host redshift: 0.053

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20abrbomf

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-08-10 09:25:21.996
Flux: 20.3302 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-08-10 08:08:26
Limiting flux: 20.304 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/2020rbq