Discovery certificate for object 2020abki
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 91417 [ 2020TNSTR3629....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-12-02 21:37:43
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 2020abki
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20acurfrx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:50:33.544 (87.639768) DEC = -16:25:57.58 (-16.4326614)
Discovery date: 2020-12-02 08:35:25.999 (JD=2459185.8579398)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J055033.47-162557.7

Remarks: Early SN candidate (r-rise > 0.59+-0.08 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/ZTF20acurfrx

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-12-02 08:35:25.999
Flux: 18.4994 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-12-01 10:04:46
Limiting flux: 19.1157 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/2020abki