Discovery certificate for object 2020aaft
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 89866 [ 2020TNSTR3483....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-11-17 19:02:49
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

C. Fremling (Caltech) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020aaft
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abxwqea
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:16:37.331 (289.1555461) DEC = +31:20:15.97 (31.3377686)
Discovery date: 2020-08-31 05:42:43.200 (JD=2459092.738)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-08-31 05:42:43.200
Flux: 19.06 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-08-30 05:22:34
Limiting flux: 19.78 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: