Discovery certificate for object 2020sf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58509 [ 2020TNSTR.105....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-11 06:20:44
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 2020sf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaetlul
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:29:38.855 (37.4118956) DEC = +12:47:10.97 (12.7863808)
Discovery date: 2020-01-11 02:02:09.000 (JD=2458859.5848264)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-11 02:02:09.000
Flux: 19.28 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-08 03:36:10
Limiting flux: 19.678 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: