Discovery certificate for object 2020vk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58672 [ 2020TNSTR.121....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-13 23:42:06
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

C. Fremling (Caltech) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020vk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aacfolb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:53:59.431 (358.4976311) DEC = +06:45:20.72 (6.7557559)
Discovery date: 2020-01-04 03:38:52.000 (JD=2458852.6519907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-04 03:38:52.000
Flux: 19.77 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-04 02:24:00
Limiting flux: 19.78 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/2020vk