Discovery certificate for object 2020sa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58493 [ 2020TNSTR.105....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-11 03:20:43
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 2020sa
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaepiih
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:48:12.307 (12.051278166667) DEC = +10:51:12.23 (10.8533974)
Discovery date: 2020-01-11 02:11:22.000 (JD=2458859.5912269)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-11 02:11:22.000
Flux: 19.24 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-08 03:56:44
Limiting flux: 19.7791 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: