Discovery certificate for object 2020bzd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 61245 [ 2020TNSTR.418....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-07 13:34:10
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 2020bzd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aamdyal
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:34:01.455 (248.50606165) DEC = +62:49:25.49 (62.8237476)
Discovery date: 2020-02-07 11:44:45.000 (JD=2458886.9894097)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-07 11:44:45.000
Flux: 19.42 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-04 13:19:39
Limiting flux: 19.8733 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/2020bzd