Discovery certificate for object 2020bot
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60823 [ 2020TNSTR.356....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-01 13:30:05
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 2020bot
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aakypiu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:31:13.754 (172.8073098) DEC = +34:30:00.81 (34.5002251)
Discovery date: 2020-02-01 10:38:02.000 (JD=2458880.9430787)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-01 10:38:02.000
Flux: 19.43 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-29 09:05:07
Limiting flux: 20.443 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/2020bot