Discovery certificate for object 2020wat
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 85179 [ 2020TNSTR3087....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-12 16:55:36
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Forster, F.E. Bauer, A. Munoz-Arancibia, L. Hernandez-Garcia, G. Pignata, 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 2020wat
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20acihbhx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:31:23.817 (337.849236366667) DEC = +40:08:56.80 (40.1491124)
Discovery date: 2020-10-09 06:25:39.000 (JD=2459131.7678125)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J223123.77+400857.4

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20acihbhx

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-09 06:25:39.000
Flux: 20.6972 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-09 05:54:45
Limiting flux: 20.6693 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2020wat