Discovery certificate for object 2020dus
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 63270 [ 2020TNSTR.701....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-03-03 11:13:48
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: SN 2020dus
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaqzzyt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:16:14.756 (214.061483825) DEC = +35:56:45.28 (35.94591035)
Discovery date: 2020-02-25 10:40:23.808 (JD=2458904.9447222)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-25 10:40:23.808
Flux: 19.94 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-22 10:25:02
Limiting flux: 20.6853 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/2020dus