Discovery certificate for object 2020ii
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 57854 [ 2020TNSTR..62....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-06 13:10:08
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 2020ii
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acqrcks
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:49:42.619 (147.42757752308) DEC = +61:30:20.62 (61.505728384615)
Discovery date: 2020-01-01 10:30:38 (JD=2458849.9379514)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-01 10:30:38
Flux: 19.89 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-01 10:27:15
Limiting flux: 20.449 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/2020ii