Discovery certificate for object 2020oyb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 76931 [ 2020TNSTR2134....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-07-14 00:56:07
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 2020oyb
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20ablghso
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:34:18.824 (218.578433) DEC = +25:38:08.86 (25.635794)
Discovery date: 2020-07-09 04:45:35.000 (JD=2459039.6983218)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J143418.84+253811.2
Host redshift: 0.121573

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: 2020-07-09 04:45:35.000
Flux: 21.122 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-07-06 04:39:04
Limiting flux: 20.033 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/2020oyb