Discovery certificate for object 2020tkc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 82284 [ 2020TNSTR2821....1A ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-09-16 02:03:30
Sender: Dr. Ismael Perez-Fournon
Reporting Group: SGLF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

C. Jimenez Angel, I. Perez-Fournon, F. Poidevin (IAC & ULL), R. Shirley (Univ. of Southampton), 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: SN 2020tkc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abyrmdl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:06:35.081 (1.646171) DEC = +28:18:33.76 (28.309378)
Discovery date: 2020-09-06 08:44:39.000 (JD=2459098.8643403)


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: 2020-09-06 08:44:39.000
Flux: 19.697 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-09-06 07:52:56
Limiting flux: 19.975 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/2020tkc