Discovery certificate for object 2020lrf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 72774 [ 2020TNSTR1684....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-06-04 12:39:28
Sender: Dr. Ismael Perez-Fournon
Reporting Group: SGLF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

R. Marques-Chaves (CAB), I. Perez-Fournon, C. Jimenez Angel, F. Poidevin, R. Shirley (IAC & ULL), S. Geier (GRANTECAN & IAC), Y. Shu (IoA), S. Rodney, J. Roberts-Pierel (Univ. of South Carolina), A. Bolton (NSF's NOIRLab), S. Chakrabarti, P. Craig, and B. Alamiri (RIT) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020lrf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abbrftp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:11:43.786 (182.932442) DEC = +65:59:59.16 (65.999767)
Discovery date: 2020-05-26 04:58:15.000 (JD=2458995.7071181)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J121144.10+655958.3
Host redshift: 0.0784971

Remarks: Data were provided by the Zwicky Transient Facility ( and processed through the Lasair (, ALeRCE (, ANTARES (, and MARS ( brokers.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-05-26 04:58:15.000
Flux: 20.49 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-05-23 06:13:58
Limiting flux: 20.501 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: