Discovery certificate for object 2020bcj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60221 [ 2020TNSTR.284....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-27 12:45:35
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 2020bcj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aaapffs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:41:31.188 (235.37994863846) DEC = +68:27:25.54 (68.457093592308)
Discovery date: 2020-01-16 11:46:59.000 (JD=2458864.9909722)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-16 11:46:59.000
Flux: 19.46 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-16 10:40:40
Limiting flux: 20.0335 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: