Discovery certificate for object 2020aad
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58897 [ 2020TNSTR.158....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-16 08:35:36
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_COMPLETE)
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 2020aad
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aageynw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:28:53.345 (142.22227153333) DEC = -06:28:57.08 (-6.4825225333333)
Discovery date: 2020-01-02 10:33:06 (JD=2458850.9396644)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN. . See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria..

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-02 10:33:06
Flux: 19.48 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-02 10:05:46
Limiting flux: 20.043 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2020aad