Discovery certificate for object 2020un
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58633 [ 2020TNSTR.122....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-13 09:21:10
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 2020un
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aafcgca
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:14:50.012 (123.7083848) DEC = +49:08:20.35 (49.138985166667)
Discovery date: 2020-01-13 02:41:40.000 (JD=2458861.6122685)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-13 02:41:40.000
Flux: 19.51 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-08 07:09:26
Limiting flux: 19.9029 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: