Discovery certificate for object 2020aawf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 90666 [ 2020TNSTR3545....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-11-24 19:58:15
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 2020aawf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aaviaya
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:18:55.165 (184.7298522) DEC = +28:31:16.70 (28.5213059)
Discovery date: 2020-11-23 12:21:37.996 (JD=2459177.0150231)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J121855.15+283117.8
Host redshift: 0.100043

Remarks: Early SN candidate (g-rise > 0.14+-0.05 mag/day) classified using ALeRCE's stamp classifier - see http://arxiv.org/abs/2008.03309 - and the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF18aaviaya

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-11-23 12:21:37.996
Flux: 19.7236 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 12:21:46
Limiting flux: 18.9794 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/2020aawf