Discovery certificate for object 2020aaxu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 90729 [ 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 2020aaxu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abrjnut
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:24:10.522 (216.0438436) DEC = +53:52:34.71 (53.8763094)
Discovery date: 2020-11-25 12:12:29.002 (JD=2459179.008669)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J142410.56+535234.8
Host redshift: 0.459

Remarks: SN candidate classified using ALeRCE's stamp classifier - see - and the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-11-25 12:12:29.002
Flux: 20.0926 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: