Discovery certificate for object 2020bgh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60398 [ 2020TNSTR.297....1S ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-28 22:36:15
Sender: Dr. Ismael Perez-Fournon
Reporting Group: SGLF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

R. Shirley, I. Perez-Fournon, C. Jimenez Angel, F. Poidevin, (IAC & ULL), R. Marques-Chaves (CAB), S. Geier (GRANTECAN & IAC), Y. Shu (IoA), S. Rodney, J. Roberts-Pierel (Univ. of South Carolina), A. Bolton (NSF's OIR Lab), S. Chakrabarti, P. Craig, and B. Alamiri (RIT) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020bgh
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aahfdwd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:49:52.539 (132.468912) DEC = +12:46:28.12 (12.774478)
Discovery date: 2020-01-18 09:12:10.000 (JD=2458866.8834491)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J084952.23+124629.3
Host redshift: 0.145188

Remarks: Data were provided by the Zwicky Transient Facility (https://www.ztf.caltech.edu) and processed through the Lasair (https://lasair.roe.ac.uk), ALeRCE (https://alerce.online), ANTARES (https://antares.noao.edu), and MARS (https://mars.lco.global) brokers.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-18 09:12:10.000
Flux: 20.424 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-14 10:07:20
Limiting flux: 19.19 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/2020bgh