Discovery certificate for object 2020abfa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 91145 [ 2020TNSTR3612....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-11-30 03:41:08
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: SN 2020abfa
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20actskcf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:07:20.614 (46.8358901) DEC = +04:23:25.97 (4.3905482)
Discovery date: 2020-11-26 05:00:57.600 (JD=2459179.709)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-11-26 05:00:57.600
Flux: 18.61 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-11-22 07:40:48
Limiting flux: 20.07 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://www.wis-tns.org/object/2020abfa