Discovery certificate for object 2020eek
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 63737 [ 2020TNSTR.743....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-03-07 11:45:07
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 2020eek
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aatxmrr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:24:11.690 (186.04870789524) DEC = +55:50:05.74 (55.834928104762)
Discovery date: 2020-03-07 09:20:53.664 (JD=2458915.8895139)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-03-07 09:20:53.664
Flux: 19.52 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-03-07 08:50:24
Limiting flux: 19.9689 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/2020eek