Discovery certificate for object 2020xzg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 87192 [ 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 2020xzg
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20acmmfau
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:15:06.245 (3.7760199) DEC = -24:41:39.58 (-24.6943279)
Discovery date: 2020-10-22 07:36:50.003 (JD=2459144.8172454)

Potential host galaxy: ESO 473- G 003
Host redshift: 0.056309

Remarks: Early SN candidate (g-rise > 0.26+-0.03 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20acmmfau

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-22 07:36:50.003
Flux: 19.1924 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 06:32:49
Limiting flux: 20.2559 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/2020xzg