Discovery certificate for object 2020bkt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60593 [ 2020TNSTR.330....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-30 14:29:32
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_COMPLETE)
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 2020bkt
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aakoeur
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:05:53.811 (241.4742126375) DEC = +38:25:02.14 (38.417261325)
Discovery date: 2020-01-27 11:39:51.000 (JD=2458875.9860069)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN. . See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria..

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-27 11:39:51.000
Flux: 19.8 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-24 13:34:45
Limiting flux: 20.3431 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/2020bkt