Discovery certificate for object 2020lbc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 71962 [ 2020TNSTR1557....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-05-25 20:50:08
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

C. Fremling (Caltech) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020lbc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abavxkq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:29:28.286 (262.3678604) DEC = +19:25:29.58 (19.4248846)
Discovery date: 2020-05-16 10:04:48.000 (JD=2458985.92)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-05-16 10:04:48.000
Flux: 20.93 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-05-16 09:04:19
Limiting flux: 20.63 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: