Discovery certificate for object 2020xim
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 86519 [ 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: AT 2020xim
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20ackrvra
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:51:53.068 (162.97111715) DEC = +41:35:22.22 (41.5895069)
Discovery date: 2020-10-18 12:12:52.001 (JD=2459141.0089352)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J105153.00+413525.3
Host redshift: 0.128412

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20ackrvra

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-18 12:12:52.001
Flux: 19.642 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/2020xim