Discovery certificate for object 2020ye
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58818 [ 2020TNSTR.149....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-15 04:35:16
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
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 2020ye
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aafawde
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:22:27.949 (80.616453733333) DEC = -14:23:00.77 (-14.383545866667)
Discovery date: 2020-01-12 05:31:55.000 (JD=2458860.7304977)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-12 05:31:55.000
Flux: 19.41 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-04 04:17:07
Limiting flux: 20.0801 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/2020ye