Discovery certificate for object 2020nk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58191 [ 2020TNSTR..71....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-07 11:10:04
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 2020nk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aalbikk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:53:25.145 (208.35476945) DEC = +80:09:35.61 (80.1598921)
Discovery date: 2020-01-06 12:36:10.000 (JD=2458855.0251157)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-06 12:36:10.000
Flux: 16.34 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-05 13:14:57
Limiting flux: 20.2954 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/2020nk