Discovery certificate for object 2020caz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 61339 [ 2020TNSTR.429....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-08 13:34:25
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 2020caz
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abslwen
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:50:47.190 (222.69662335) DEC = +03:36:45.36 (3.612600925)
Discovery date: 2020-02-02 12:37:24.000 (JD=2458882.0259838)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-02 12:37:24.000
Flux: 19.19 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-02 12:05:19
Limiting flux: 20.4972 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: