Discovery certificate for object 2020bkj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60566 [ 2020TNSTR.330....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-30 13:29:46
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 2020bkj
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aakobrj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:00:35.033 (225.1459711) DEC = +12:20:17.17 (12.3381028)
Discovery date: 2020-01-27 13:21:16.000 (JD=2458876.0564352)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-27 13:21:16.000
Flux: 19.05 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-27 11:59:22
Limiting flux: 20.4482 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/2020bkj