Discovery certificate for object 2020fa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 57692 [ 2020TNSTR..44....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-04 23:44:08
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: AT 2020fa
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaaysed
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:48:29.404 (267.1225169) DEC = +78:23:48.55 (78.39682)
Discovery date: 2020-01-01 12:10:04.000 (JD=2458850.0069907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-01 12:10:04.000
Flux: 19.26 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: Non existent in SDSS/PS1

Details of the new object can be viewed here: