Discovery certificate for object 2020lgj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 72222 [ 2020TNSTR1599....1A ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-05-28 12:37:44
Sender: Dr. Ismael Perez-Fournon
Reporting Group: SGLF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

C. Jimenez Angel, I. Perez-Fournon, F. Poidevin, R. Shirley (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 2020lgj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abcawtk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:14:08.422 (243.535092) DEC = +30:02:34.59 (30.042942)
Discovery date: 2020-05-27 06:34:45.000 (JD=2458996.7741319)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J161408.23+300232.1
Host redshift: 0.0943601

Remarks: Data were provided by the Zwicky Transient Facility (https://www.ztf.caltech.edu) and processed through the Lasair (https://lasair.roe.ac.uk), ALeRCE (https://alerce.online), ANTARES (https://antares.noao.edu), and MARS (https://mars.lco.global) brokers

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-05-27 06:34:45.000
Flux: 20.287 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-05-26 06:13:22
Limiting flux: 20.719 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2020lgj