Discovery certificate for object 2020ft
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 57763 [ 2020TNSTR..49....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-05 15:49:21
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 2020ft
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aadxrsu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:02:24.943 (180.6039298) DEC = +06:16:18.10 (6.27169375)
Discovery date: 2020-01-05 12:03:26 (JD=2458854.0023843)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J120224.70+061620.6
Host redshift: 0.127704

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aadxrsu

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-05 12:03:26
Flux: 20.1285 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-02 11:36:23
Limiting flux: 19.9466 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/2020ft