Discovery certificate for object 2020bkc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60559 [ 2020TNSTR.330....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-30 13:29:46
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 2020bkc
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aajcekl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:54:42.764 (238.67818495) DEC = -00:50:57.35 (-0.8492634)
Discovery date: 2020-01-27 11:33:12.000 (JD=2458875.9814005)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-27 11:33:12.000
Flux: 18.81 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: