Discovery certificate for object 2020arf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59726 [ 2020TNSTR.246....1R ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-24 21:03:48
Sender: Dr. Michael Lundquist
Reporting Group: SAGUARO     Discovery Data Source: SAGUARO

Jillian Rastinejad (NU), David Sand (UA), Wen-fai Fong (NU), Kerry Paterson (NU), Michael Lundquist (UA) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020arf
Discoverer internal name: SAGUARO20f
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:11:28.360 (212.868167) DEC = +24:02:16.06 (24.037795)
Discovery date: 2020-01-24 12:01:10.000 (JD=2458873.0008202)

Potential host galaxy: LEDA 50668
Host redshift: 0.05467


Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-24 12:01:10.000
Flux: 20.78 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Mount Lemmon 1.5m with the 10x10K imager.

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-06-26 05:09:25
Limiting flux: 21.1 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Other
Telescope: Other

Remarks: Mount Lemmon 1.5m with the 10x10K imager.

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2020arf