Discovery certificate for object 2020hph
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 67994 [ 2020TNSTR1059....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-04-17 12:07:53
Sender: Dr. Ismael Perez-Fournon
Reporting Group: SGLF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

I. Perez-Fournon, C. Jimenez Angel, F. Poidevin, R. Shirley (IAC & ULL), R. Marques-Chaves (CAB), S. Geier (GRANTECAN & IAC), Y. Shu (IoA), S. Rodney, J. Roberts-Pierel (Univ. of South Carolina), A. Bolton (NSF's OIR Lab), S. Chakrabarti, P. Craig, and B. Alamiri (RIT) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2020hph
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aauwuui
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:17:20.743 (229.336429) DEC = +50:54:17.27 (50.904797)
Discovery date: 2020-04-15 09:26:23.000 (JD=2458954.8933218)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J151720.90+505416.1
Host redshift: 0.127056

Remarks: Data were provided by the Zwicky Transient Facility ( and processed through the Lasair (, ALeRCE (, ANTARES (, and MARS ( brokers.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-04-15 09:26:23.000
Flux: 19.36 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-04-05 12:09:23
Limiting flux: 20.045 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: