Discovery certificate for object 2020sj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58517 [ 2020TNSTR.105....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-11 09:20:43
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 2020sj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aadtarr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:26:19.874 (141.5828071) DEC = -07:28:30.07 (-7.475019)
Discovery date: 2020-01-05 10:10:12 (JD=2458853.9237616)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-05 10:10:12
Flux: 19.79 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-02 10:33:06
Limiting flux: 19.6707 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/2020sj