Discovery certificate for object 2020abu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58962 [ 2020TNSTR.165....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-17 00:30:52
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

C. Fremling (Caltech) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2020abu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aafrjqw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:30:49.226 (157.7051085) DEC = +19:43:31.77 (19.7254913)
Discovery date: 2020-01-07 11:35:31.000 (JD=2458855.9829977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-07 11:35:31.000
Flux: 20.37 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-06 12:25:55
Limiting flux: 20.12 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2020abu