Discovery certificate for object 2020yz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58853 [ 2020TNSTR.141....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-15 18:23:06
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 2020yz
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaflpie
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:15:58.692 (3.9945506) DEC = -00:17:47.82 (-0.296616)
Discovery date: 2020-01-15 02:08:33.000 (JD=2458863.5892708)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 0060
Host redshift: 0.039452

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aaflpie

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-15 02:08:33.000
Flux: 19.6034 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-12 03:27:28
Limiting flux: 19.198 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/2020yz