Discovery certificate for object 2020dak
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 62385 [ 2020TNSTR.582....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-02-21 13:16:48
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
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 2020dak
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaqdvia
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:03:17.810 (255.82420926667) DEC = -12:08:55.87 (-12.148851433333)
Discovery date: 2020-02-21 11:36:16.000 (JD=2458900.9835301)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-02-21 11:36:16.000
Flux: 17.69 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-02-13 12:29:28
Limiting flux: 19.557 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


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