Discovery certificate for object 2020abjc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 91334 [ 2020TNSTR3620....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-12-01 22:29:41
Sender: Dr. Ismael Perez-Fournon
Reporting Group: SGLF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

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

IAU Designation: SN 2020abjc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20acpyldh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:28:00.278 (142.001158) DEC = +14:07:16.61 (14.121281)
Discovery date: 2020-10-21 11:43:00.000 (JD=2459143.9881944)


Remarks: Data were provided by the Zwicky Transient Facility (https://www.ztf.caltech.edu) and processed through the Lasair (https://lasair.roe.ac.uk), ALeRCE (https://alerce.online), ANTARES (https://antares.noirlab.edu), and MARS (https://mars.lco.global) brokers.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-21 11:43:00.000
Flux: 20.804 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-19 12:16:18
Limiting flux: 20.323 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/2020abjc