Discovery certificate for object 2020aatx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 90576 [ 2020TNSTR3535....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-11-23 18:38:26
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

A. Munoz-Arancibia, F. Forster, F.E. Bauer, L. Hernandez-Garcia, G. Pignata, 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 2020aatx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20actkvnm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:03:04.564 (180.7690163) DEC = -00:07:27.45 (-0.12429225)
Discovery date: 2020-11-20 11:36:30.004 (JD=2459173.9836806)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J120304.42-000727.4
Host redshift: 0.122237

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-11-20 11:36:30.004
Flux: 19.4685 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: