Discovery certificate for object 2020yt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58843 [ 2020TNSTR.149....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-15 10:35:20
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 2020yt
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aadxdgk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:18:24.306 (154.60127705) DEC = -08:12:56.15 (-8.2155984)
Discovery date: 2020-01-05 11:40:47.000 (JD=2458853.9866551)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-05 11:40:47.000
Flux: 20.5 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-05 10:07:37
Limiting flux: 20.3603 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: