Discovery certificate for object 2020bco
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60236 [ 2020TNSTR.284....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-27 13:45:29
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 2020bco
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aabqvif
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:21:11.304 (215.29710146) DEC = +36:13:52.70 (36.2313056)
Discovery date: 2020-01-27 11:55:26.000 (JD=2458875.9968403)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-27 11:55:26.000
Flux: 19.86 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-24 13:23:07
Limiting flux: 19.9078 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: