Discovery certificate for object 2020dif
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 62752 [ 2020TNSTR.624....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-25 10:21:59
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: AT 2020dif
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aapaeyz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:56:19.420 (209.0809152) DEC = +25:59:14.70 (25.987416025)
Discovery date: 2020-02-19 10:59:38.976 (JD=2458898.9580903)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-19 10:59:38.976
Flux: 19.81 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-14 12:02:59
Limiting flux: 19.8228 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: