Discovery certificate for object 2020xih
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 86514 [ 2020TNSTR3160....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-18 17:01:01
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: SN 2020xih
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20acifwef
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:08:07.925 (152.03302015) DEC = +19:25:33.98 (19.4261067)
Discovery date: 2020-10-18 12:06:47.998 (JD=2459141.0047222)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J100807.95+192534.1
Host redshift: 0.137

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20acifwef

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-18 12:06:47.998
Flux: 17.1248 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://www.wis-tns.org/object/2020xih