Discovery certificate for object 2020aun
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59877 [ 2020TNSTR.261....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-25 13:44:59
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 2020aun
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aatzuep
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:53:06.638 (253.27765751111) DEC = +53:59:14.17 (53.987268288889)
Discovery date: 2020-01-04 13:27:35 (JD=2458853.0608333)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-04 13:27:35
Flux: 19.88 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-04 12:40:30
Limiting flux: 20.3511 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/2020aun