Discovery certificate for object 2020jpi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 70396 [ 2020TNSTR1305....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-05-11 14:16:37
Sender: Dr. Ismael Perez-Fournon
Reporting Group: SGLF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

R. Marques-Chaves (CAB), I. Perez-Fournon, C. Jimenez Angel, F. Poidevin, R. Shirley (IAC & ULL), 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 2020jpi
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aarmrot
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:35:55.013 (173.979221) DEC = +37:27:51.02 (37.464172)
Discovery date: 2020-05-05 05:37:57.000 (JD=2458974.7346875)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-05-05 05:37:57.000
Flux: 20.225 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-05-05 04:39:08
Limiting flux: 19.676 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: