Discovery certificate for object 2020xvs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 87033 [ 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 2020xvs
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20acllvho
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:40:35.061 (70.1460888) DEC = -09:58:12.40 (-9.97011066666667)
Discovery date: 2020-10-19 10:04:30.996 (JD=2459141.9198032)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J044035.05-095813.7

Remarks: Early SN candidate (r-rise > 0.09+-0.02 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20acllvho

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-19 10:04:30.996
Flux: 20.4747 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-17 10:02:55
Limiting flux: 20.1212 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/2020xvs