Discovery certificate for object 2020bpq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60848 [ 2020TNSTR.367....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-02 03:30:02
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 2020bpq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aalkayr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:01:07.548 (15.2814503) DEC = -12:16:41.28 (-12.2781326)
Discovery date: 2020-02-02 02:22:04.000 (JD=2458881.5986574)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-02 02:22:04.000
Flux: 18.8 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-24 03:39:17
Limiting flux: 19.6212 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: