Discovery certificate for object 2020zky
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 88987 [ 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 2020zky
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20acpzkca
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:27:08.172 (171.7840509) DEC = +19:52:22.12 (19.8728121)
Discovery date: 2020-11-12 11:38:56.996 (JD=2459165.9853819)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J112708.33+195224.7
Host redshift: 0.121

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20acpzkca

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-11-12 11:38:56.996
Flux: 20.2987 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 12:43:37
Limiting flux: 19.2078 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/2020zky