Discovery certificate for object 2020lq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58105 [ 2020TNSTR..62....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-06 15:11:07
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 2020lq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aabqiiz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:22:50.156 (230.708984625) DEC = +32:42:31.56 (32.7087677)
Discovery date: 2020-01-02 12:12:24 (JD=2458851.0086227)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-02 12:12:24
Flux: 19.29 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

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