Discovery certificate for object 2020zji
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 88945 [ 2020TNSTR3425....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-11-12 21:03:09
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: AT 2020zji
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20acptayg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:48:30.810 (57.1283737) DEC = -26:29:01.94 (-26.4838715)
Discovery date: 2020-11-12 07:54:35.997 (JD=2459165.8295833)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J034830.78-262903.4

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20acptayg

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-11-12 07:54:35.997
Flux: 19.3199 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-11-05 10:37:56
Limiting flux: 18.8746 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/2020zji