Discovery certificate for object 2020tns
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 82462 [ 2020TNSTR2835....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-09-17 20:25:26
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 2020tns
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abzfoyg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:32:37.415 (263.1558954) DEC = +05:49:45.17 (5.829214)
Discovery date: 2020-09-15 03:05:45.600 (JD=2459107.629)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-09-15 03:05:45.600
Flux: 19.31 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-09-07 03:34:34
Limiting flux: 20.5 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: