Discovery certificate for object 2020aan
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58917 [ 2020TNSTR.158....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-16 12:35:45
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

J. Nordin, V. Brinnel, M. Giomi, J. van Santen (HU Berlin), A. Gal-Yam, O. Yaron, S. Schulze (Weizmann) on behalf of ZTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2020aan
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaghpdc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:12:48.970 (258.2040398) DEC = +79:03:41.55 (79.06154235)
Discovery date: 2020-01-16 11:13:58.000 (JD=2458864.968044)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-16 11:13:58.000
Flux: 19.34 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-11 11:48:16
Limiting flux: 19.5097 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: