Discovery certificate for object 2020bhj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60444 [ 2020TNSTR.312....1P ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-29 01:26:20
Sender: Dr. Ismael Perez-Fournon
Reporting Group: SGLF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

F. Poidevin, I. Perez-Fournon, C. Jimenez Angel, R. Shirley (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 2020bhj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aafujky
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:52:03.955 (223.016479) DEC = +62:14:11.60 (62.236556)
Discovery date: 2020-01-16 11:21:59.000 (JD=2458864.9735995)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J145204.62+621406.4
Host redshift: 0.0744786

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: 2020-01-16 11:21:59.000
Flux: 20.327 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-13 13:13:43
Limiting flux: 19.585 ABMag
Filter: r-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/2020bhj