Discovery certificate for object 2020jyt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 70763 [ 2020TNSTR1337....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-05-14 23:53:00
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 2020jyt
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aazoofn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:56:27.384 (254.1141) DEC = +32:02:51.03 (32.047508)
Discovery date: 2020-05-11 09:40:47.000 (JD=2458980.9033218)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J165627.41+320248.4
Host redshift: 0.122545

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-05-11 09:40:47.000
Flux: 20.22 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-05-11 07:22:11
Limiting flux: 20.233 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: