Discovery certificate for object 2020xvd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 87018 [ 2020TNSTR3193....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-21 19:41:51
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Forster, A. Munoz-Arancibia, F.E. Bauer, 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 2020xvd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20acmgbfp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:31:26.403 (112.8600106) DEC = +14:47:27.20 (14.79089015)
Discovery date: 2020-10-21 11:29:47.000 (JD=2459143.9790162)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J073126.41+144725.8
Host redshift: 0.118

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20acmgbfp

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-21 11:29:47.000
Flux: 20.5155 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-19 11:53:56
Limiting flux: 20.5588 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/2020xvd