Discovery certificate for object 2020mbd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 73330 [ 2020TNSTR1732....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-06-09 07:15:52
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 2020mbd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abefbjx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:17:38.968 (214.4123674) DEC = +19:31:50.40 (19.5306668)
Discovery date: 2020-06-09 05:05:55.680 (JD=2459009.7124537)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-06-09 05:05:55.680
Flux: 19.17 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-05-31 05:31:30
Limiting flux: 19.7797 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: