Discovery certificate for object 2020io
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 57901 [ 2020TNSTR..62....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-06 13:11:25
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 2020io
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaavzns
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:27:37.981 (141.9082521) DEC = +08:57:57.98 (8.9661055333333)
Discovery date: 2020-01-01 10:14:57.000 (JD=2458849.9270486)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-01 10:14:57.000
Flux: 19.14 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-12-18 12:11:57
Limiting flux: 19.593 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: