Discovery certificate for object 2020bom
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60814 [ 2020TNSTR.356....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-01 10:29:53
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 2020bom
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaifaqt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:55:47.038 (178.94599245) DEC = -17:23:45.06 (-17.3958502)
Discovery date: 2020-02-01 08:03:40.000 (JD=2458880.8358912)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-01 08:03:40.000
Flux: 18.28 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-28 08:28:31
Limiting flux: 20.0885 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/2020bom