Discovery certificate for object 2020ikc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 69082 [ 2020TNSTR1163....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-04-28 11:39:46
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 2020ikc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aavylon
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:39:48.876 (264.95365144286) DEC = +42:48:33.45 (42.8092918)
Discovery date: 2020-04-23 12:02:57.984 (JD=2458963.0020602)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-04-23 12:02:57.984
Flux: 20.28 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-04-22 10:36:31
Limiting flux: 20.2202 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/2020ikc