Discovery certificate for object 2020aej
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59056 [ 2020TNSTR.177....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-18 13:36:28
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 2020aej
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aadccun
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:57:21.151 (254.33812905) DEC = +53:20:16.41 (53.3378913)
Discovery date: 2020-01-05 12:47:51.000 (JD=2458854.0332292)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-05 12:47:51.000
Flux: 19.96 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-04 13:27:35
Limiting flux: 20.3595 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/2020aej