Discovery certificate for object 2020pa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58266 [ 2020TNSTR..79....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-08 08:20:12
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
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 2020pa
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aadehob
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:08:58.747 (47.24478045) DEC = +23:20:48.98 (23.34693805)
Discovery date: 2020-01-05 02:42:16.000 (JD=2458853.6126852)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-05 02:42:16.000
Flux: 18.56 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-04 02:45:16
Limiting flux: 19.6781 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/2020pa