Discovery certificate for object 2020agc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59142 [ 2020TNSTR.187....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-19 03:36:19
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
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 2020agc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaffxyt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:27:24.000 (51.85000002) DEC = +23:20:23.69 (23.33991494)
Discovery date: 2020-01-14 05:29:00.000 (JD=2458862.7284838)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-14 05:29:00.000
Flux: 19.89 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-13 03:37:26
Limiting flux: 20.0975 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/2020agc