Discovery certificate for object 2020vf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58661 [ 2020TNSTR.115....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-13 20:35:42
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Forster, G. Pignata, F.E. Bauer, 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: SN 2020vf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aafcjln
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:11:37.007 (182.9041938) DEC = +00:19:20.15 (0.3222631)
Discovery date: 2020-01-13 11:02:20 (JD=2458861.9599537)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J121137.06+001920.9
Host redshift: 0.020316

Remarks: Early SN candidate (g-rise > 0.60+-0.01 mag/day) classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aafcjln

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-13 11:02:20
Flux: 17.4465 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-08 12:57:21
Limiting flux: 20.421 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/2020vf