Discovery certificate for object 2020lrc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 72768 [ 2020TNSTR1682....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-06-04 10:13:23
Sender: Dr. Ismael Perez-Fournon
Reporting Group: SGLF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

R. Marques-Chaves (CAB), I. Perez-Fournon, C. Jimenez Angel, F. Poidevin, R. Shirley (IAC & ULL), S. Geier (GRANTECAN & IAC), Y. Shu (IoA), S. Rodney, J. Roberts-Pierel (Univ. of South Carolina), A. Bolton (NSF's NOIRLab), S. Chakrabarti, P. Craig, and B. Alamiri (RIT) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020lrc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abdueau
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:28:26.581 (322.110754) DEC = +30:59:26.34 (30.99065)
Discovery date: 2020-05-29 10:57:10.000 (JD=2458998.9563657)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-05-29 10:57:10.000
Flux: 20.831 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-05-26 11:28:06
Limiting flux: 20.648 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: