Discovery certificate for object 2020nii
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 74928 [ 2020TNSTR1920....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-06-24 08:29:18
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 2020nii
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abeomfc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:50:25.946 (192.60810861429) DEC = +24:04:55.32 (24.082034342857)
Discovery date: 2020-06-18 04:58:39.360 (JD=2459018.7073958)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-06-18 04:58:39.360
Flux: 19.93 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-06-15 05:16:19
Limiting flux: 20.2776 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: