Discovery certificate for object 2020bpr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60849 [ 2020TNSTR.367....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-02 03:30:04
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_COMPLETE)
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 2020bpr
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abscghg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:01:13.049 (15.3043724) DEC = -09:27:42.34 (-9.46176097)
Discovery date: 2020-01-05 02:03:59.000 (JD=2458853.5861111)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN. . See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria..

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-05 02:03:59.000
Flux: 17.55 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2020bpr