Discovery certificate for object 2020ypj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 88003 [ 2020TNSTR3325....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-11-01 04:58:32
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 2020ypj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abkjwsm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:00:44.879 (270.18699495714) DEC = +13:09:20.73 (13.1557589)
Discovery date: 2020-10-30 02:43:08.256 (JD=2459152.613287)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-30 02:43:08.256
Flux: 17.49 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-21 03:57:33
Limiting flux: 20.1056 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://www.wis-tns.org/object/2020ypj