Discovery certificate for object 2020jbg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 69746 [ 2020TNSTR1212....1A ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-05-03 18:48:05
Sender: Dr. Ismael Perez-Fournon
Reporting Group: SGLF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

C. Jimenez Angel, I. Perez-Fournon, F. Poidevin, R. Shirley (IAC & ULL), R. Marques-Chaves (CAB), S. Geier (GRANTECAN & IAC), Y. Shu (IoA), S. Rodney, J. Roberts-Pierel (Univ. of South Carolina), A. Bolton (NSF's OIR Lab), S. Chakrabarti, P. Craig, and B. Alamiri (RIT) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020jbg
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaygtnd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:33:01.301 (248.255421) DEC = +54:01:49.10 (54.030306)
Discovery date: 2020-05-01 10:48:18.000 (JD=2458970.9502083)

Remarks: Data were provided by the Zwicky Transient Facility ( and processed through the Lasair (, ALeRCE (, ANTARES (, and MARS ( brokers.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-05-01 10:48:18.000
Flux: 20.844 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-05-01 09:38:32
Limiting flux: 20.849 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: