Discovery certificate for object 2020awr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59942 [ 2020TNSTR.256....1A ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-25 18:16:46
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: SN 2020awr
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aahptds
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:00:53.079 (195.221162) DEC = +62:47:45.34 (62.795928)
Discovery date: 2020-01-23 10:49:41.000 (JD=2458871.951169)

Remarks: Data were provided by the Zwicky Transient Facility ( and processed through the Lasair (, ALeRCE (, ANTARES (, and MARS ( brokers.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-23 10:49:41.000
Flux: 20.38 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-19 11:53:26
Limiting flux: 20.25 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: