Discovery certificate for object 2020mfy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 73605 [ 2020TNSTR1769....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-06-12 06:23:41
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 2020mfy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abeolig
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:57:12.783 (209.3032621) DEC = +22:16:52.25 (22.2811816)
Discovery date: 2020-06-12 04:44:57.696 (JD=2459012.6978935)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN. . See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria..

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-06-12 04:44:57.696
Flux: 19.1 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-06-09 06:10:18
Limiting flux: 20.0819 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/2020mfy