Discovery certificate for object 2020bbc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60133 [ 2020TNSTR.284....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-27 04:45:05
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 2020bbc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19acaqkvn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:12:08.839 (78.036827325) DEC = -21:04:07.90 (-21.068861575)
Discovery date: 2020-01-16 04:01:37.000 (JD=2458864.6678009)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-16 04:01:37.000
Flux: 19.47 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: