Discovery certificate for object 2020lps
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 72698 [ 2020TNSTR1674....1R ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-06-03 09:47:17
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

Simeon Reusch for the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) Collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020lps
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abdnoyu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:06:59.829 (256.74928605) DEC = +25:24:24.75 (25.40687395)
Discovery date: 2020-06-01 06:03:02.304 (JD=2459001.7521065)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-06-01 06:03:02.304
Flux: 21.4 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-05-31 09:27:46
Limiting flux: 19.6697 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/2020lps