Discovery certificate for object 2020bz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 57562 [ 2020TNSTR..13....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-02 17:15:41
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Forster, F.E. Bauer, G. Pignata, 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, F.E. Bauer, 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 2020bz
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aabqwsh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:38:36.322 (264.6513401) DEC = +70:23:21.37 (70.3892684)
Discovery date: 2020-01-02 13:17:26.000 (JD=2458851.0537731)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J173834.82+702328.2

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-02 13:17:26.000
Flux: 19.605 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: