Discovery certificate for object 2020amf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59520 [ 2020TNSTR.233....1A ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-23 00:33:12
Sender: Dr. Ismael Perez-Fournon
Reporting Group: SGLF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

C. Jimenez Angel, I. Perez-Fournon, F. Poidevin, R. Shirley (IAC & ULL), R. Marques-Chaves (CAB), S. Geier (GRANTECAN & IAC), Y. Shu (IoA), S. Rodney, J. Roberts-Pierel (Univ. of South Carolina), A. Bolton (NSF's OIR Lab), S. Chakrabarti, P. Craig, and B. Alamiri (RIT) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020amf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aafmsqa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:53:13.823 (73.307596) DEC = +04:45:55.09 (4.765303)
Discovery date: 2020-01-15 03:36:52.000 (JD=2458863.6506019)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-15 03:36:52.000
Flux: 19.778 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-13 04:34:53
Limiting flux: 19.682 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/2020amf