Discovery certificate for object 2020jni
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 70304 [ 2020TNSTR1303....1A ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-05-11 01:52:16
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 2020jni
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aavskyv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:31:51.110 (232.962958) DEC = +29:08:44.49 (29.145692)
Discovery date: 2020-04-24 10:12:21.000 (JD=2458963.9252431)


Remarks: Data were provided by the Zwicky Transient Facility (https://www.ztf.caltech.edu) and processed through the Lasair (https://lasair.roe.ac.uk), ALeRCE (https://alerce.online), ANTARES (https://antares.noao.edu), and MARS (https://mars.lco.global) brokers.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-04-24 10:12:21.000
Flux: 20.209 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-04-24 08:57:08
Limiting flux: 20.909 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2020jni