Discovery certificate for object 2020xmu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 86678 [ 2020TNSTR3172....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-19 21:43:36
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 2020xmu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aclgcak
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:20:12.864 (125.053599933333) DEC = +30:55:21.69 (30.9226916666667)
Discovery date: 2020-10-13 11:18:49.003 (JD=2459135.9714005)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J082012.87+305521.7
Host redshift: 0.241

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aclgcak

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-13 11:18:49.003
Flux: 20.7206 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-08 12:17:18
Limiting flux: 19.76 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/2020xmu