Discovery certificate for object 2020oy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58262 [ 2020TNSTR..79....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-08 08:20:10
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_COMPLETE)
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 2020oy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acalqhj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:40:41.982 (40.174924) DEC = +02:18:42.78 (2.31188305)
Discovery date: 2020-01-02 04:03:13 (JD=2458850.668912)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-02 04:03:13
Flux: 19.68 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-12-19 03:06:34
Limiting flux: 20.4322 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/2020oy