Discovery certificate for object 2020mbb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 73327 [ 2020TNSTR1732....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-06-09 06:16:54
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
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: SN 2020mbb
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abefaya
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:05:37.871 (226.40779525) DEC = -05:15:13.84 (-5.2538433)
Discovery date: 2020-06-09 05:01:52.032 (JD=2459009.7096296)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-06-09 05:01:52.032
Flux: 19.53 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-06-01 08:58:47
Limiting flux: 19.6273 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2020mbb