Discovery certificate for object 2020wcj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 85233 [ 2020TNSTR3096....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-10-12 18:01:05
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 2020wcj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20acikuon
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:52:50.311 (43.2096273) DEC = -01:13:51.85 (-1.231069)
Discovery date: 2020-10-12 09:07:46.560 (JD=2459134.8804)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-12 09:07:46.560
Flux: 19.3898 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-10-08 10:08:33
Limiting flux: 20.3367 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: