Discovery certificate for object 2020sim
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 81055 [ 2020TNSTR2687....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-09-01 20:31:00
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 2020sim
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abeznhw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:45:28.937 (281.3705696) DEC = +66:04:56.32 (66.082312)
Discovery date: 2020-08-30 06:18:09.003 (JD=2459091.7626042)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J184528.95+660456.5

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF18abeznhw

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-08-30 06:18:09.003
Flux: 19.8595 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-08-29 07:34:56
Limiting flux: 19.5654 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/2020sim