Discovery certificate for object 2020zkx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 88986 [ 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 2020zkx
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20acnvtxy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:18:31.835 (169.6326478) DEC = +06:44:28.78 (6.74132725)
Discovery date: 2020-11-12 11:37:35.996 (JD=2459165.9844444)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J111832.30+064427.3
Host redshift: 0.028508

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-11-12 11:37:35.996
Flux: 18.9122 ABMag
Filter: r-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: