Discovery certificate for object 2020flk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 65468 [ 2020TNSTR.908....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-03-30 01:00:17
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Forster, F.E. Bauer, G. Pignata, 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 2020flk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aatvhrt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:11:46.569 (197.9440375) DEC = -04:40:54.80 (-4.6818901)
Discovery date: 2020-03-29 09:21:52.001 (JD=2458937.8901852)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J131146.52-044055.5
Host redshift: 0.1999

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aatvhrt

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-03-29 09:21:52.001
Flux: 20.4135 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 09:38:25
Limiting flux: 19.155 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/2020flk