Discovery certificate for object 2020jvj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 70601 [ 2020TNSTR1327....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-05-13 18:24:50
Sender: Dr. Ismael Perez-Fournon
Reporting Group: SGLF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

R. Shirley, I. Perez-Fournon, C. Jimenez Angel, F. Poidevin, (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 2020jvj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aavbvjr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:54:08.651 (178.536046) DEC = +61:28:57.80 (61.482722)
Discovery date: 2020-04-15 05:48:45.000 (JD=2458954.7421875)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-04-15 05:48:45.000
Flux: 20.837 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-04-05 10:12:14
Limiting flux: 19.219 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: