Discovery certificate for object 2020xyx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 87183 [ 2020TNSTR3203....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-22 18:46:13
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 2020xyx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20acmvyar
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:03:37.954 (180.90814365) DEC = +48:34:25.62 (48.57378205)
Discovery date: 2020-10-22 12:14:20.000 (JD=2459145.0099537)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J120337.82+483424.5
Host redshift: 0.074

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20acmvyar

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-22 12:14:20.000
Flux: 19.2973 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/2020xyx