Discovery certificate for object 2020bqk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 60898 [ 2020TNSTR.367....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-02 14:30:13
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 2020bqk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aajwwcx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:37:19.651 (234.33187779231) DEC = +65:43:11.05 (65.719735196154)
Discovery date: 2020-01-28 13:15:12.000 (JD=2458877.0522338)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-28 13:15:12.000
Flux: 20.12 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-28 12:25:16
Limiting flux: 20.6145 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: