Discovery certificate for object 2020aazo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 90802 [ 2020TNSTR3568....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-11-26 17:09:36
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, 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 2020aazo
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20actvijj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:17:42.224 (124.4259315) DEC = +45:27:04.50 (45.4512487)
Discovery date: 2020-11-23 10:24:19.999 (JD=2459176.9335648)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J081742.21+452704.8
Host redshift: 0.185

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/ZTF20actvijj

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-11-23 10:24:19.999
Flux: 20.8889 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-11-23 10:22:18
Limiting flux: 20.5319 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/2020aazo