Discovery certificate for object 2020iyj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 69619 [ 2020TNSTR1204....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-05-02 06:40:40
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 2020iyj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aavfbqz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:15:36.647 (138.90269436667) DEC = +53:27:32.03 (53.458895866667)
Discovery date: 2020-04-23 04:21:18.144 (JD=2458962.6814583)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-04-23 04:21:18.144
Flux: 20.15 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-04-05 03:50:43
Limiting flux: 19.725 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/2020iyj