Discovery certificate for object 2020vp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58683 [ 2020TNSTR.136....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-14 04:21:26
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: AT 2020vp
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aafachc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:23:20.930 (35.83720895) DEC = +42:11:38.15 (42.1939311)
Discovery date: 2020-01-13 03:48:47 (JD=2458861.6588773)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-13 03:48:47
Flux: 18.7 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-12 03:38:18
Limiting flux: 19.7737 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/2020vp