Discovery certificate for object 2020ifv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 68838 [ 2020TNSTR1123....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-04-25 20:31:32
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Forster, F.E. Bauer, L. Galbany, G. Pignata, E. Camacho, J. Silva-Farfan, 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: SN 2020ifv
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aawgrcu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:42:36.217 (310.650902675) DEC = +76:46:54.42 (76.78178205)
Discovery date: 2020-04-25 09:30:07.004 (JD=2458964.8959144)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J204235.85+764654.7
Host redshift: 0.024

Remarks: Early SN candidate (g-rise > 0.50+-0.20 mag/day, r-rise > 0.28+-0.07 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aawgrcu

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-04-25 09:30:07.004
Flux: 19.9266 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-04-24 10:51:42
Limiting flux: 20.39 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/2020ifv