Discovery certificate for object 2020nft
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 74830 [ 2020TNSTR1892....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-06-23 00:11:54
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 2020nft
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abgxxku
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:45:59.753 (281.49897235) DEC = +24:21:40.90 (24.36136245)
Discovery date: 2020-06-22 06:27:50.000 (JD=2459022.7693287)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J184559.67+242131.9

Remarks: Early SN candidate (g-rise > 0.43+-0.07 mag/day, r-rise > 0.36+-0.08 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20abgxxku

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-06-22 06:27:50.000
Flux: 20.0587 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-06-20 09:20:07
Limiting flux: 20.9281 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/2020nft