Discovery certificate for object 2020ik
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 57858 [ 2020TNSTR..62....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-06 13:10:23
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: AT 2020ik
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19abvhdwj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:53:09.558 (88.28982355) DEC = +59:11:20.77 (59.189101625)
Discovery date: 2020-01-03 10:16:20.000 (JD=2458851.9280208)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-03 10:16:20.000
Flux: 17.26 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-02 03:18:10
Limiting flux: 19.6906 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/2020ik