Discovery certificate for object 2020jof
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 70354 [ 2020TNSTR1308....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-05-11 10:02:50
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
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 2020jof
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abeechv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:16:02.904 (259.0120988) DEC = +29:27:36.46 (29.4601284)
Discovery date: 2020-05-11 07:32:39.840 (JD=2458980.8143519)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-05-11 07:32:39.840
Flux: 19.28 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-05-04 11:08:26
Limiting flux: 20.3985 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/2020jof