Discovery certificate for object 2020nvf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 75562 [ 2020TNSTR2000....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-07-01 21:27:22
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 2020nvf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abjcota
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:24:14.997 (186.0624856) DEC = +58:21:50.56 (58.364045)
Discovery date: 2020-07-01 04:17:42.999 (JD=2459031.6789699)

Potential host galaxy: NGC 4362
Host redshift: 0.015107

Remarks: Early SN candidate (g-rise > 0.43+-0.06 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20abjcota

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-07-01 04:17:42.999
Flux: 18.7914 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-06-28 05:17:56
Limiting flux: 19.8638 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/2020nvf