Discovery certificate for object 2020vy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58694 [ 2020TNSTR.137....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-14 06:43:54
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

K. De (Caltech) on behalf of ZTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2020vy
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aafeewx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:35:17.494 (113.82289) DEC = +10:04:45.13 (10.0792018)
Discovery date: 2020-01-14 03:49:33 (JD=2458862.6594097)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-14 03:49:33
Flux: 21.189 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-12 07:40:12
Limiting flux: 19.2586 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: