Discovery certificate for object 2020tjt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 82275 [ 2020TNSTR2823....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-09-16 01:02:15
Sender: Dr. Ismael Perez-Fournon
Reporting Group: SGLF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

R. Shirley (Univ. of Southampton), I. Perez-Fournon, C. Jimenez Angel, F. Poidevin (IAC & ULL), R. Marques-Chaves (CAB), 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 2020tjt
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abwgcxe
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:46:10.976 (41.545733) DEC = +30:09:54.21 (30.165058)
Discovery date: 2020-08-22 11:14:07.000 (JD=2459083.9681366)


Remarks: Data were provided by the Zwicky Transient Facility (https://www.ztf.caltech.edu) and processed through the Lasair (https://lasair.roe.ac.uk), ALeRCE (https://alerce.online), ANTARES (https://antares.noirlab.edu), and MARS (https://mars.lco.global) brokers.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-08-22 11:14:07.000
Flux: 20.554 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-08-21 11:48:53
Limiting flux: 20.544 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://www.wis-tns.org/object/2020tjt