Discovery certificate for object 2020aauu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 90599 [ 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 2020aauu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20actkusm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:30:38.473 (187.6603055) DEC = +02:34:48.64 (2.5801782)
Discovery date: 2020-11-23 12:23:38.999 (JD=2459177.0164236)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J123038.46+023449.2
Host redshift: 0.102474

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20actkusm

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-11-23 12:23:38.999
Flux: 19.2915 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-11-22 12:03:04
Limiting flux: 17.0666 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://www.wis-tns.org/object/2020aauu