Discovery certificate for object 2020rc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58428 [ 2020TNSTR..97....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-10 00:00:28
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
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: SN 2020rc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aadxrvb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:50:34.085 (177.6420188) DEC = -04:20:22.79 (-4.3396642)
Discovery date: 2020-01-05 12:02:52.000 (JD=2458854.0019907)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-05 12:02:52.000
Flux: 19.01 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-02 11:35:31
Limiting flux: 19.9 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: