Discovery certificate for object 2020aec
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59041 [ 2020TNSTR.177....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-18 10:36:47
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 2020aec
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aafxahn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:01:17.366 (135.322358925) DEC = +53:36:37.27 (53.610353975)
Discovery date: 2020-01-16 05:42:00.000 (JD=2458864.7375)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-16 05:42:00.000
Flux: 19.86 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-16 04:15:19
Limiting flux: 20.4924 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: