Discovery certificate for object 2020wau
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 85180 [ 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 2020wau
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20acifyxi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:21:23.671 (320.3486275) DEC = +24:25:01.13 (24.4169805666667)
Discovery date: 2020-10-09 04:52:30.000 (JD=2459131.703125)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J212123.43+242500.5

Remarks: Early SN candidate (r-rise > 0.11+-0.04 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20acifyxi

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-09 04:52:30.000
Flux: 20.7689 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-07 06:49:10
Limiting flux: 20.2094 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/2020wau