Discovery certificate for object 2020lja
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 72334 [ 2020TNSTR1620....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-05-30 08:13:08
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_COMPLETE)
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: AT 2020lja
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aayeplx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:17:21.758 (244.34066038) DEC = -21:44:39.07 (-21.74418544)
Discovery date: 2020-05-27 07:33:56.736 (JD=2458996.8152431)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-05-27 07:33:56.736
Flux: 18.86 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-05-27 07:01:30
Limiting flux: 20.1395 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/2020lja