Discovery certificate for object 2020aqy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59717 [ 2020TNSTR.251....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-24 19:01:37
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

K. De (Caltech) on behalf of ZTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2020aqy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aahqbsr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:01:54.665 (225.4777704) DEC = +25:57:59.04 (25.9664012)
Discovery date: 2020-01-24 10:40:30.000 (JD=2458872.9447917)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-24 10:40:30.000
Flux: 19.0241 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-16 12:28:39
Limiting flux: 20.2833 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: