Discovery certificate for object 2020vvy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 85007 [ 2020TNSTR3095....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-12 07:43:47
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_COMPLETE)
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 2020vvy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20achlkrs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:24:46.097 (21.192069825) DEC = +00:57:47.82 (0.9632827)
Discovery date: 2020-10-06 09:17:22.848 (JD=2459128.8870718)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-06 09:17:22.848
Flux: 19.88 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-09-28 11:56:39
Limiting flux: 19.9716 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/2020vvy