Discovery certificate for object 2020pc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58280 [ 2020TNSTR..79....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-08 08:20:18
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: SN 2020pc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aabcnkx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:13:26.038 (63.35849015) DEC = -05:36:12.27 (-5.6034096)
Discovery date: 2020-01-02 04:23:00 (JD=2458850.6826505)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-02 04:23:00
Flux: 19.8 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-12-29 06:08:20
Limiting flux: 20.2562 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2020pc