Discovery certificate for object 2020yku
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 87714 [ 2020TNSTR3316....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-31 03:58:17
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 2020yku
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abdjwhl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:28:03.890 (322.0162077) DEC = -27:13:13.34 (-27.220371942857)
Discovery date: 2020-10-27 03:02:32.064 (JD=2459149.6267593)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-27 03:02:32.064
Flux: 17.37 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-23 05:15:15
Limiting flux: 19.5224 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: