Discovery certificate for object 2020aav
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58931 [ 2020TNSTR.153....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-16 20:06:03
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Forster, G. Pignata, F.E. Bauer, 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 2020aav
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aafwvts
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:20:04.125 (95.0171872) DEC = -17:52:18.04 (-17.8716771)
Discovery date: 2020-01-16 04:02:58 (JD=2458864.6687269)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J062004.01-175219.6

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aafwvts

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-16 04:02:58
Flux: 19.592 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-13 08:05:38
Limiting flux: 18.6984 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://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2020aav