Discovery certificate for object 2020zj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58863 [ 2020TNSTR.148....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-15 19:25:21
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

A. Dahiwale, (Caltech) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2020zj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaemtgw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:01:20.363 (240.3348469) DEC = +16:40:39.86 (16.6777383)
Discovery date: 2020-01-07 12:04:19.000 (JD=2458856.0029977)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-07 12:04:19.000
Flux: 19.38 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-04 13:32:09
Limiting flux: 19.98 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: