Discovery certificate for object 2020bes
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60329 [ 2020TNSTR.301....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-28 13:45:38
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
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 2020bes
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aarqlnq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:00:46.796 (255.1949845) DEC = +29:19:26.63 (29.32406395)
Discovery date: 2020-01-25 12:50:29.000 (JD=2458874.0350579)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-25 12:50:29.000
Flux: 18.88 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-06 13:24:29
Limiting flux: 19.6074 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/2020bes