Discovery certificate for object 2020zjx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 88960 [ 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: SN 2020zjx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20acpwlvw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:23:24.609 (125.85253735) DEC = -04:14:38.98 (-4.2441608)
Discovery date: 2020-11-12 10:27:04.003 (JD=2459165.935463)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J082324.66-041439.8
Host redshift: 0.093

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20acpwlvw

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-11-12 10:27:04.003
Flux: 19.4738 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 12:59:40
Limiting flux: 15.8804 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/2020zjx