Discovery certificate for object 2020lpu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 72700 [ 2020TNSTR1674....1R ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-06-03 09:47:17
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 2020lpu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abdqzkq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:05:15.092 (256.31288491667) DEC = +23:45:44.55 (23.762374916667)
Discovery date: 2020-06-01 06:03:02.304 (JD=2459001.7521065)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-06-01 06:03:02.304
Flux: 20.84 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: 19.62 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: