Discovery certificate for object 2020xps
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 86800 [ 2020TNSTR3183....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-20 19:25:18
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 2020xps
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aclkcuu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:57:33.993 (44.39163545) DEC = +13:28:31.77 (13.47549245)
Discovery date: 2020-10-18 09:50:52.002 (JD=2459140.9103241)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J025733.72+132831.6

Remarks: Early SN candidate (r-rise > 0.29+-0.06 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aclkcuu

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-18 09:50:52.002
Flux: 20.8242 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-18 08:47:41
Limiting flux: 20.5068 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/2020xps