Discovery certificate for object 2020afc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59080 [ 2020TNSTR.170....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-18 15:47:22
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 2020afc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaglpoe
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:06:51.800 (151.7158322) DEC = +39:20:50.33 (39.3473127)
Discovery date: 2020-01-18 09:25:49 (JD=2458866.8929282)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J100652.32+392048.9
Host redshift: 0.088472

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aaglpoe

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-18 09:25:49
Flux: 20.5329 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-18 08:16:38
Limiting flux: 20.347 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/2020afc