Discovery certificate for object 2020zkn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 88976 [ 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 2020zkn
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20acpxuet
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:19:57.948 (184.99145145) DEC = +49:28:10.74 (49.46965015)
Discovery date: 2020-11-12 11:21:35.004 (JD=2459165.9733218)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J121958.01+492811.2
Host redshift: 0.152

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20acpxuet

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-11-12 11:21:35.004
Flux: 19.9745 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-11-06 12:19:40
Limiting flux: 19.8308 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/2020zkn