Discovery certificate for object 2020ifz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 68842 [ 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: AT 2020ifz
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aawghtx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:16:22.540 (244.0939152) DEC = +13:06:14.24 (13.1039563)
Discovery date: 2020-04-25 09:04:47.997 (JD=2458964.8783333)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J161622.58+130608.0
Host redshift: 0.094117

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aawghtx

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-04-25 09:04:47.997
Flux: 20.0077 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-04-22 10:06:51
Limiting flux: 20.1533 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/2020ifz