Discovery certificate for object 2020bps
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60850 [ 2020TNSTR.367....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-02 03:30:04
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 2020bps
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aboynlh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:14:25.115 (348.6046471875) DEC = +35:42:19.63 (35.705453375)
Discovery date: 2020-01-27 02:16:34.000 (JD=2458875.594838)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-27 02:16:34.000
Flux: 19.53 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-24 03:53:41
Limiting flux: 19.6788 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: