Discovery certificate for object 2020aoz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59626 [ 2020TNSTR.234....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-23 19:32:36
Sender: Dr. Ismael Perez-Fournon
Reporting Group: SGLF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Poidevin, I. Perez-Fournon, C. Jimenez Angel, R. Shirley (IAC & ULL), R. Marques-Chaves (CAB), S. Geier (GRANTECAN & IAC), Y. Shu (IoA), S. Rodney, J. Roberts-Pierel (Univ. of South Carolina), A. Bolton (NSF's OIR Lab), S. Chakrabarti, P. Craig, and B. Alamiri (RIT) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020aoz
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aagxlpn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:10:24.744 (197.6031) DEC = +66:54:34.23 (66.909508)
Discovery date: 2020-01-18 13:21:32.000 (JD=2458867.0566204)

Remarks: Data were provided by the Zwicky Transient Facility ( and processed through the Lasair (, ALeRCE (, ANTARES (, and MARS ( brokers.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-18 13:21:32.000
Flux: 20.349 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-16 11:49:42
Limiting flux: 20.373 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: