Discovery certificate for object 2020ant
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59593 [ 2020TNSTR.225....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-23 18:24:46
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 2020ant
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aagzkoy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:59:23.127 (14.8463622) DEC = +32:54:12.40 (32.9034437)
Discovery date: 2020-01-23 02:39:31.000 (JD=2458871.6107755)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J005923.25+325411.6

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aagzkoy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-23 02:39:31.000
Flux: 20.3599 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-19 03:24:30
Limiting flux: 19.5733 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/2020ant