Discovery certificate for object 2020jnk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 70306 [ 2020TNSTR1304....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-05-11 02:16:55
Sender: Dr. Ismael Perez-Fournon
Reporting Group: SGLF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Poidevin, I. Perez-Fournon, C. Jimenez Angel, 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 2020jnk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaxlbeq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:48:53.749 (267.223954) DEC = +32:44:50.00 (32.747222)
Discovery date: 2020-04-25 09:14:07.000 (JD=2458964.8848032)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-04-25 09:14:07.000
Flux: 20.492 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-04-22 10:31:48
Limiting flux: 20.253 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: