Discovery certificate for object 2020pq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58308 [ 2020TNSTR..74....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-08 15:34:43
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Forster, G. Pignata, F.E. Bauer, 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 2020pq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaervyn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:01:27.448 (225.36436705) DEC = +20:37:23.55 (20.6232093)
Discovery date: 2020-01-08 13:06:44.000 (JD=2458857.0463426)

Potential host galaxy: 2MASX J15012769+2037296
Host redshift: 0.115117

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aaervyn

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-08 13:06:44.000
Flux: 20.7875 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-05 12:56:27
Limiting flux: 20.4586 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/2020pq