Discovery certificate for object 2020bfa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60350 [ 2020TNSTR.302....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-28 14:02:06
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

K. De (Caltech) on behalf of ZTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020bfa
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aajcgph
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:50:50.737 (222.7114047) DEC = +53:31:12.03 (53.5200086)
Discovery date: 2020-01-24 13:16:27.000 (JD=2458873.0530903)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-24 13:16:27.000
Flux: 20.551 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-24 10:49:43
Limiting flux: 19.846 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: