Discovery certificate for object 2020is
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 57911 [ 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 2020is
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aacauwc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:29:30.002 (97.3750092) DEC = +59:49:15.81 (59.8210579)
Discovery date: 2020-01-04 11:19:32.000 (JD=2458852.9718981)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-04 11:19:32.000
Flux: 19.58 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-12-29 06:53:14
Limiting flux: 20.2125 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: