Discovery certificate for object 2020aafo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 89861 [ 2020TNSTR3475....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-11-17 19:00:01
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

A. Munoz-Arancibia, F. Forster, F.E. Bauer, L. Hernandez-Garcia, G. Pignata, 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 2020aafo
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20acqzpze
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:23:56.291 (65.9845457) DEC = -19:28:18.59 (-19.4718315)
Discovery date: 2020-11-17 10:12:25.998 (JD=2459170.9253009)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J042356.32-192818.4

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20acqzpze

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-11-17 10:12:25.998
Flux: 19.9426 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-11-17 07:01:52
Limiting flux: 19.9219 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://www.wis-tns.org/object/2020aafo