Discovery certificate for object 2020zf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58859 [ 2020TNSTR.141....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-15 18:23:06
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: AT 2020zf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aafmdlx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:46:00.660 (56.50275065) DEC = -26:50:40.71 (-26.844643)
Discovery date: 2020-01-15 03:01:19.000 (JD=2458863.6259144)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J034600.70-265041.3

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aafmdlx

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-15 03:01:19.000
Flux: 19.5225 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-07 04:01:28
Limiting flux: 18.6613 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/2020zf