Discovery certificate for object 2020mpz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 74043 [ 2020TNSTR1806....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-06-15 01:28:23
Sender: Dr. Ismael Perez-Fournon
Reporting Group: SGLF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

I. Perez-Fournon, C. Jimenez Angel, F. Poidevin, R. Shirley (IAC & ULL), R. Marques-Chaves (CAB), 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 2020mpz
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aberuyy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:57:37.647 (284.406862) DEC = +34:35:23.57 (34.589881)
Discovery date: 2020-06-12 07:50:02.000 (JD=2459012.826412)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-06-12 07:50:02.000
Flux: 20.674 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-06-12 06:37:52
Limiting flux: 20.929 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: