Discovery certificate for object 2020ovq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 76786 [ 2020TNSTR2114....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-07-13 18:21:56
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Forster, F.E. Bauer, 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 2020ovq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20ablhhth
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:38:08.937 (219.537237) DEC = +22:12:53.75 (22.2149302)
Discovery date: 2020-07-13 05:38:10.003 (JD=2459043.734838)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J143808.85+221253.3
Host redshift: 0.07

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20ablhhth

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-07-13 05:38:10.003
Flux: 20.0733 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-07-03 04:37:36
Limiting flux: 19.4005 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/2020ovq