Discovery certificate for object 2020avy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59923 [ 2020TNSTR.253....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-25 16:33:36
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Reporting Group: ALeRCE     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Forster, G. Pignata, F.E. Bauer, 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, F.E. Bauer, 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 2020avy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaifygp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:03:51.388 (255.9641159) DEC = +34:14:41.92 (34.24497855)
Discovery date: 2020-01-25 12:49:50.000 (JD=2458874.0346065)

Potential host galaxy: WISEA J170351.53+341439.4
Host redshift: 0.132461

Remarks: SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF20aaifygp

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-25 12:49:50.000
Flux: 20.1717 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-06 13:41:40
Limiting flux: 19.2275 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/2020avy