Discovery certificate for object 2020xcx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 86316 [ 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 2020xcx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20acistsb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:15:08.011 (108.7833784) DEC = +54:00:22.49 (54.0062482)
Discovery date: 2020-10-15 08:32:27.997 (JD=2459137.8558796)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J071508.19+540023.1

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20acistsb

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-15 08:32:27.997
Flux: 20.2159 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-13 10:29:08
Limiting flux: 20.7792 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/2020xcx