Discovery certificate for object 2020mlo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 73837 [ 2020TNSTR1785....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-06-13 01:39:14
Sender: Dr. Ismael Perez-Fournon
Reporting Group: SGLF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

R. Marques-Chaves (CAB), I. Perez-Fournon, C. Jimenez Angel, F. Poidevin, R. Shirley (IAC & ULL), S. Geier (GRANTECAN & IAC), Y. Shu (IoA), S. Rodney, J. Roberts-Pierel (Univ. of South Carolina), A. Bolton (NSF's NOIRLab), S. Chakrabarti, P. Craig, and B. Alamiri (RIT) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020mlo
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abefddt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:02:57.129 (225.738037) DEC = +43:19:35.82 (43.326617)
Discovery date: 2020-05-31 05:59:47.000 (JD=2459000.7498495)

Remarks: Data were provided by the Zwicky Transient Facility ( and processed through the Lasair (, ALeRCE (, ANTARES (, and MARS ( brokers.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-05-31 05:59:47.000
Flux: 20.485 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-05-28 06:47:34
Limiting flux: 20.605 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: