Discovery certificate for object 2020myz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 74513 [ 2020TNSTR1842....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-06-18 16:29:04
Sender: Dr. Ismael Perez-Fournon
Reporting Group: SGLF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Poidevin, I. Perez-Fournon, C. Jimenez Angel, 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 2020myz
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abfkbkk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:51:00.859 (267.753579) DEC = +38:52:22.60 (38.872944)
Discovery date: 2020-06-12 07:42:37.000 (JD=2459012.8212616)

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 07:42:37.000
Flux: 21.268 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-06-12 06:39:53
Limiting flux: 20.828 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: