Discovery certificate for object 2020shm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 81009 [ 2020TNSTR2678....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-08-31 18:29:00
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Forster, L. Hernandez-Garcia, A. Munoz-Arancibia, 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 2020shm
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aakeqmw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:06:11.456 (76.547732) DEC = -12:57:04.91 (-12.9513626)
Discovery date: 2020-08-31 11:53:55.003 (JD=2459092.9957755)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J050611.46-125705.0

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-08-31 11:53:55.003
Flux: 19.9851 ABMag
Filter: g-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: