Discovery certificate for object 2020rcz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 79651 [ 2020TNSTR2449....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-08-11 19:55:05
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: AT 2020rcz
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abrerok
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:37:58.245 (264.4926877) DEC = +28:38:13.98 (28.6372179)
Discovery date: 2020-08-11 04:34:38.001 (JD=2459072.6907176)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J173758.34+283814.5
Host redshift: 0.187

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20abrerok

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-08-11 04:34:38.001
Flux: 20.748 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-08-08 05:11:23
Limiting flux: 20.8463 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/2020rcz