Discovery certificate for object 2020jnd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 70299 [ 2020TNSTR1303....1A ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-05-11 01:16:06
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 2020jnd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aawkdkf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:53:25.980 (148.35825) DEC = +47:07:34.71 (47.126308)
Discovery date: 2020-04-26 04:23:23.000 (JD=2458965.6829051)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-04-26 04:23:23.000
Flux: 20.667 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-04-23 05:23:16
Limiting flux: 20.678 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: