Discovery certificate for object 2020abkf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 91414 [ 2020TNSTR3629....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-12-02 21:37:43
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, 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: SN 2020abkf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20acqnthg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:59:26.792 (194.86163445) DEC = -02:14:48.40 (-2.2467774)
Discovery date: 2020-11-27 13:27:39.997 (JD=2459181.0608796)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J125925.78-021454.7
Host redshift: 0.04747

Remarks: SN candidate classified using ALeRCE's stamp classifier - see - and the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-11-27 13:27:39.997
Flux: 19.5817 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: