Discovery certificate for object 2020nvu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 75587 [ 2020TNSTR2017....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-07-02 09:35:56
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 2020nvu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abijrzv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:38:19.833 (234.582638) DEC = +04:22:56.21 (4.382281)
Discovery date: 2020-06-26 05:34:06.000 (JD=2459026.7320139)


Remarks: Data were provided by the Zwicky Transient Facility (https://www.ztf.caltech.edu) and processed through the Lasair (https://lasair.roe.ac.uk), ALeRCE (https://alerce.online), ANTARES (https://antares.noirlab.edu), and MARS (https://mars.lco.global) brokers.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-06-26 05:34:06.000
Flux: 19.039 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-06-23 05:38:15
Limiting flux: 20.894 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/2020nvu