Discovery certificate for object 2020abqy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 91677 [ 2020TNSTR3674....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-12-05 14:37:48
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

C. Fremling (Caltech) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2020abqy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20acuzfpk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:13:33.682 (78.3903411) DEC = -19:30:05.66 (-19.5015728)
Discovery date: 2020-12-05 07:13:26.400 (JD=2459188.801)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-12-05 07:13:26.400
Flux: 18.8 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-12-01 10:06:14
Limiting flux: 18.89 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: