Discovery certificate for object 2020rfg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 79911 [ 2020TNSTR2457....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-08-12 17:44:56
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Forster, F.E. Bauer, L. Galbany, G. Pignata, E. Camacho, J. Silva-Farfan, A. Mourao, 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, 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 2020rfg
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abrkcgf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:47:48.712 (266.9529646) DEC = +04:11:46.31 (4.1961983)
Discovery date: 2020-08-12 04:42:46.999 (JD=2459073.6963773)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J174748.80+041149.4

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20abrkcgf

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-08-12 04:42:46.999
Flux: 20.5042 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-08-09 05:46:29
Limiting flux: 20.7944 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/2020rfg