Discovery certificate for object 2020zw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58887 [ 2020TNSTR.158....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-16 06:35:40
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 2020zw
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaeyavz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:44:33.710 (116.140456575) DEC = +24:53:35.81 (24.89327965)
Discovery date: 2020-01-16 04:37:58.000 (JD=2458864.693044)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-16 04:37:58.000
Flux: 19.46 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-14 05:15:49
Limiting flux: 19.8647 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: