Discovery certificate for object 2020flf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 65463 [ 2020TNSTR.909....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-03-30 00:54:03
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

G. Pignata, F.E. Bauer, 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 2020flf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aatvhlw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:04:21.942 (196.0914232) DEC = +01:49:16.08 (1.82113195)
Discovery date: 2020-03-28 07:26:41.004 (JD=2458936.8101968)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J130421.89+014915.9
Host redshift: 0.154

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aatvhlw

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-03-28 07:26:41.004
Flux: 20.4197 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-03-06 11:25:22
Limiting flux: 19.2002 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/2020flf