Discovery certificate for object 2020kt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58037 [ 2020TNSTR..62....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-06 14:12:32
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: SN 2020kt
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aadcdzj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:37:08.175 (219.28406194) DEC = +79:56:55.99 (79.94888582)
Discovery date: 2020-01-02 12:53:20 (JD=2458851.037037)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-02 12:53:20
Flux: 19.93 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-02 11:45:54
Limiting flux: 19.7982 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: