Discovery certificate for object 2020agd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59147 [ 2020TNSTR.187....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-19 03:36:24
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 2020agd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aafwbcs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:42:21.253 (10.5885561) DEC = +29:41:09.21 (29.68589045)
Discovery date: 2020-01-16 03:27:19.000 (JD=2458864.6439699)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-16 03:27:19.000
Flux: 19.48 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-14 02:40:31
Limiting flux: 20.5788 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/2020agd