Discovery certificate for object 2020fqa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 65648 [ 2020TNSTR.924....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-03-31 12:24:31
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 2020fqa
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aatpkkn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:37:44.033 (159.433471625) DEC = +37:17:20.53 (37.2890356)
Discovery date: 2020-03-28 06:15:09.792 (JD=2458936.7605324)

Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-03-28 06:15:09.792
Flux: 19.91 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-03-07 09:12:33
Limiting flux: 19.5407 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: