Discovery certificate for object 2020meq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 73490 [ 2020TNSTR1754....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-06-11 07:22:59
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 2020meq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aaaqklx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:21:56.693 (260.48621881579) DEC = +14:56:02.41 (14.934003468421)
Discovery date: 2020-05-29 07:58:40.224 (JD=2458998.8324074)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-05-29 07:58:40.224
Flux: 19.51 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-05-26 10:30:31
Limiting flux: 20.5069 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/2020meq