Discovery certificate for object 2020nfz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 74836 [ 2020TNSTR1906....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-06-23 01:06:21
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 2020nfz
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abfemrw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:14:39.638 (213.665158) DEC = +23:10:38.62 (23.177394)
Discovery date: 2020-06-12 05:39:08.000 (JD=2459012.7355093)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J141439.62+231039.3
Host redshift: 0.0786706

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-06-12 05:39:08.000
Flux: 20.564 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-06-12 04:45:38
Limiting flux: 20.713 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: