Discovery certificate for object 2020ip
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 57904 [ 2020TNSTR..62....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-06 13:11:25
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 2020ip
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaaxenk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:40:30.277 (145.1261539) DEC = -05:06:09.04 (-5.1025101)
Discovery date: 2020-01-01 11:05:23.000 (JD=2458849.9620833)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-01 11:05:23.000
Flux: 18.92 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-12-20 11:33:10
Limiting flux: 19.9203 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2020ip