Discovery certificate for object 2020aei
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59055 [ 2020TNSTR.177....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-18 13:36:23
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: SN 2020aei
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaflaug
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:05:46.320 (181.44300055) DEC = +54:23:21.96 (54.3894321)
Discovery date: 2020-01-18 09:54:38 (JD=2458866.9129398)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-18 09:54:38
Flux: 19.12 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-11 11:21:21
Limiting flux: 19.7515 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2020aei