Discovery certificate for object 2020aaxm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 90721 [ 2020TNSTR3558....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-11-25 18:23:32
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 2020aaxm
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20actobtq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:04:06.874 (181.0286418) DEC = +51:19:06.91 (51.3185867)
Discovery date: 2020-11-20 11:20:18.004 (JD=2459173.9724306)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J120406.68+511907.5
Host redshift: 0.135

Remarks: SN candidate 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/ZTF20actobtq

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-11-20 11:20:18.004
Flux: 20.4792 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-11-17 13:12:56
Limiting flux: 20.1863 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/2020aaxm