Discovery certificate for object 2020daz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 62409 [ 2020TNSTR.584....1G ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-21 19:39:01
Sender: Dr. Danny Goldstein
Reporting Group: ZUDS     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

Danny Goldstein (Caltech), Peter Nugent (LBNL), Ariel Goobar (Stockholm), Suhail Dhawan (Stockholm) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020daz
Discoverer internal name: ZUDS20dqkdq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:45:31.510 (221.381292) DEC = +58:18:16.16 (58.304489)
Discovery date: 2020-01-08 12:00:00.000 (JD=2458857)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J144531.49+581815.9

Remarks: SN IIn, heavily extincted from Na ID


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-08 12:00:00.000
Flux: 20.7 ABMag
Filter: i-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-08 09:36:00
Limiting flux: 20.2 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: