Discovery certificate for object 2020sz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58554 [ 2020TNSTR..98....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-11 20:05:24
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Forster, G. Pignata, F.E. Bauer, 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, F.E. Bauer, 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 2020sz
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaetqwv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:26:40.748 (81.6697826) DEC = +63:24:54.98 (63.4152732)
Discovery date: 2020-01-11 03:14:10.000 (JD=2458859.634838)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J052641.33+632454.1

Remarks: Early SN candidate (g-rise > 0.25+-0.04 mag/day, r-rise > 0.20+-0.05 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aaetqwv

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-11 03:14:10.000
Flux: 19.3057 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-08 04:07:42
Limiting flux: 19.8402 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/2020sz