Discovery certificate for object 2020F
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 57431 [ 2020TNSTR...1....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-01 15:55:04
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Forster, F.E. Bauer, G. Pignata, 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, F.E. Bauer, 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 2020F
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaabsib
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:47:54.159 (26.9756616) DEC = +15:58:24.37 (15.973437)
Discovery date: 2020-01-01 03:01:56 (JD=2458849.6263426)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J014754.26+155824.4
Host redshift: 0.062

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aaabsib

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-01 03:01:56
Flux: 19.7296 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-12-29 03:03:13
Limiting flux: 20.1145 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://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2020F