Discovery certificate for object 2020xcs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 86311 [ 2020TNSTR3152....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-17 18:02:32
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 2020xcs
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20ackapps
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:32:59.613 (8.248388) DEC = -14:52:44.94 (-14.8791503)
Discovery date: 2020-10-17 05:01:31.996 (JD=2459139.7093981)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J003259.59-145245.4

Remarks: Early SN candidate (g-rise > 0.11+-0.05 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20ackapps

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-17 05:01:31.996
Flux: 20.1095 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-15 08:03:17
Limiting flux: 19.9364 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/2020xcs