Discovery certificate for object 2020abij
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 91314 [ 2020TNSTR3614....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-12-01 18:39:41
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: SN 2020abij
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aculruc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:54:14.392 (358.5599665) DEC = -04:48:19.94 (-4.8055392)
Discovery date: 2020-12-01 02:56:28.000 (JD=2459184.6225463)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J235414.44-044819.3
Host redshift: 0.071

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/ZTF20aculruc

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-12-01 02:56:28.000
Flux: 19.8221 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-11-29 04:06:45
Limiting flux: 19.3259 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2020abij