Discovery certificate for object 2020caf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 61283 [ 2020TNSTR.413....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-07 19:41:28
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F.E. Bauer, G. Pignata, F. Forster, 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 2020caf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aamiidi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:24:41.119 (276.1713273) DEC = +30:09:47.12 (30.1630877)
Discovery date: 2020-02-07 13:41:05.000 (JD=2458887.0701968)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J182441.23+300948.0

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aamiidi

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-07 13:41:05.000
Flux: 18.9424 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-07 11:38:01
Limiting flux: 18.8668 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/2020caf