Discovery certificate for object 2020bip
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60493 [ 2020TNSTR.316....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-29 20:02:30
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: AT 2020bip
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aajwulg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:26:56.254 (216.7343901) DEC = +61:11:38.50 (61.1940273)
Discovery date: 2020-01-28 12:21:01.000 (JD=2458877.0145949)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-28 12:21:01.000
Flux: 20.5349 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-27 12:46:22
Limiting flux: 20.523 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: