Discovery certificate for object 2020plu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 77629 [ 2020TNSTR2157....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-07-16 11:41:15
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 2020plu
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abjyoss
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:41:08.884 (25.287018166667) DEC = -02:05:28.29 (-2.0911918333333)
Discovery date: 2020-07-08 11:37:41.664 (JD=2459038.9845139)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-07-08 11:37:41.664
Flux: 18.9 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2020plu