Discovery certificate for object 2020us
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58641 [ 2020TNSTR.122....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-13 13:21:14
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: SN 2020us
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaerqjd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:55:58.940 (238.9955829) DEC = +53:45:00.83 (53.7502305)
Discovery date: 2020-01-08 13:12:36.000 (JD=2458857.0504167)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-08 13:12:36.000
Flux: 20.04 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-05 12:49:14
Limiting flux: 20.3722 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/2020us