Discovery certificate for object 2020dva
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 63283 [ 2020TNSTR.701....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-03-03 12:13:53
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: AT 2020dva
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aascgif
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:05:12.160 (226.3006672) DEC = +25:47:56.31 (25.7989746)
Discovery date: 2020-03-03 10:18:19.296 (JD=2458911.9293866)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-03-03 10:18:19.296
Flux: 19.41 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-27 12:29:44
Limiting flux: 19.7802 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/2020dva