Discovery certificate for object 2020dow
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 63015 [ 2020TNSTR.655....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-27 00:17:14
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

C. Fremling (Caltech) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2020dow
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aarcpql
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:11:55.997 (137.9833196) DEC = +27:54:01.39 (27.9003866)
Discovery date: 2020-02-24 06:10:04.800 (JD=2458903.757)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-24 06:10:04.800
Flux: 20.2 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-24 05:08:10
Limiting flux: 20.6 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: