Discovery certificate for object 2020asm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59762 [ 2020TNSTR.250....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-24 21:44:56
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_COMPLETE)
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: AT 2020asm
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abytycl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:39:30.339 (54.87641404) DEC = -17:57:59.01 (-17.96639114)
Discovery date: 2020-01-15 03:01:58.000 (JD=2458863.6263657)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-15 03:01:58.000
Flux: 19.47 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-12-20 05:39:50
Limiting flux: 19.7718 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/2020asm