Discovery certificate for object 2020auk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59871 [ 2020TNSTR.261....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-25 12:44:47
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 2020auk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaermng
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:38:08.392 (189.534965825) DEC = -09:14:11.79 (-9.23660775)
Discovery date: 2020-01-08 13:00:52.000 (JD=2458857.0422801)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-08 13:00:52.000
Flux: 19.74 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-05 13:52:26
Limiting flux: 19.6335 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: