Discovery certificate for object 2020uy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58654 [ 2020TNSTR.119....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-13 20:02:46
Sender: Dr. Ismael Perez-Fournon
Reporting Group: SGLF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Poidevin, I. Perez-Fournon, C. Jimenez Angel, R. Shirley (IAC & ULL), R. Marques-Chaves (CAB), S. Geier (GRANTECAN & IAC), Y. Shu (IoA), S. Rodney, J. Roberts-Pierel (Univ. of South Carolina), A. Bolton (NSF's OIR Lab), S. Chakrabarti, P. Craig, and B. Alamiri (RIT) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020uy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaeafaf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:46:17.329 (26.572204) DEC = -23:36:51.56 (-23.614322)
Discovery date: 2020-01-03 03:03:37.000 (JD=2458851.6275116)

Remarks: Data were provided by the Zwicky Transient Facility ( and processed through the Lasair (, ALeRCE (, ANTARES (, and MARS ( brokers.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-03 03:03:37.000
Flux: 19.012 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-03 02:00:37
Limiting flux: 16.372 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: