Discovery certificate for object 2020mau
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 73311 [ 2020TNSTR1732....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-06-09 06:15:57
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 2020mau
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18aahrsdk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:02:30.996 (180.62914815) DEC = +39:18:34.62 (39.3096154)
Discovery date: 2020-06-09 04:11:33.216 (JD=2459009.6746875)


Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN. . See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria..

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-06-09 04:11:33.216
Flux: 18.39 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-06-04 05:41:39
Limiting flux: 19.9062 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/2020mau