Discovery certificate for object 2020blt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60668 [ 2020TNSTR.327....1H ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-30 22:33:36
Sender: Anna Ho
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

A. Y. Q. Ho (Caltech), D. A. Perley (LJMU), I. Andreoni (Caltech), C. Fremling (Caltech), K. De (Caltech), B. Cenko (UMD/Goddard), M. M. Kasliwal (Caltech), D. A. Goldstein (Caltech) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020blt
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aajnksq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:47:04.870 (191.770292) DEC = +45:12:02.25 (45.200626)
Discovery date: 2020-01-28 06:43:20.000 (JD=2458876.7800926)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-28 06:43:20.000
Flux: 19.57 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-27 12:55:00
Limiting flux: 20.73 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/2020blt