Discovery certificate for object 2020ava
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59899 [ 2020TNSTR.253....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-25 16:33:36
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 2020ava
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aahstif
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:17:45.538 (4.4397397) DEC = -11:55:52.16 (-11.9311549)
Discovery date: 2020-01-25 02:34:53.000 (JD=2458873.6075579)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J001745.42-115553.8
Host redshift: 0.084

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aahstif

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-25 02:34:53.000
Flux: 19.8483 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-25 02:10:08
Limiting flux: 19.354 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/2020ava