Discovery certificate for object 2020lmf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 72509 [ 2020TNSTR1647....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-06-01 00:19:33
Sender: Dr. Ismael Perez-Fournon
Reporting Group: SGLF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Poidevin, I. Perez-Fournon, C. Jimenez Angel, 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 NOIRLab), S. Chakrabarti, P. Craig, and B. Alamiri (RIT) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020lmf
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abcxtbb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:22:25.418 (320.605908) DEC = +15:52:21.01 (15.872503)
Discovery date: 2020-05-26 08:25:30.000 (JD=2458995.8510417)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-05-26 08:25:30.000
Flux: 20.81 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-05-23 10:54:27
Limiting flux: 20.48 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: