Discovery certificate for object 2020bph
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60839 [ 2020TNSTR.355....1M ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-01 23:59:53
Sender: Dr. Ismael Perez-Fournon
Reporting Group: SGLF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

R. Marques-Chaves (CAB), I. Perez-Fournon, C. Jimenez Angel, F. Poidevin, R. Shirley (IAC & ULL), S. Geier (GRANTECAN & IAC), Y. Shu (IoA), S. Rodney, J. Roberts-Pierel (Univ. of South Carolina), A. Bolton (NSF's OIR Lab), S. Chakrabarti, P. Craig, and B. Alamiri (RIT) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020bph
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaiogss
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:58:36.258 (134.651075) DEC = +54:18:58.70 (54.316306)
Discovery date: 2020-01-28 05:49:37.000 (JD=2458876.7427894)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J085836.52+541902.5
Host redshift: 0.08582

Remarks: Data were provided by the Zwicky Transient Facility (https://www.ztf.caltech.edu) and processed through the Lasair (https://lasair.roe.ac.uk), ALeRCE (https://alerce.online), ANTARES (https://antares.noao.edu), and MARS (https://mars.lco.global) brokers.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-28 05:49:37.000
Flux: 20.216 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-27 07:51:48
Limiting flux: 20.618 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/2020bph