Discovery certificate for object 2020yc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58816 [ 2020TNSTR.149....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-15 04:35:16
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 2020yc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aabhwgv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:21:06.495 (65.27706045) DEC = -13:50:50.81 (-13.8474467)
Discovery date: 2020-01-13 05:23:39.000 (JD=2458861.7247569)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-13 05:23:39.000
Flux: 17.58 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-04 04:00:59
Limiting flux: 19.8993 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/2020yc