Discovery certificate for object 2020iys
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 69636 [ 2020TNSTR1204....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-05-02 10:40:59
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 2020iys
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aavsjuv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:17:54.113 (259.47547089375) DEC = +47:29:04.97 (47.4847147375)
Discovery date: 2020-04-23 11:56:24.864 (JD=2458962.9975116)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-04-23 11:56:24.864
Flux: 20.01 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-04-23 11:26:24
Limiting flux: 20.6222 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/2020iys