Discovery certificate for object 2020nq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58203 [ 2020TNSTR..71....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-07 12:11:19
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 2020nq
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaeiamk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:34:21.701 (158.59042230769) DEC = +60:53:18.15 (60.888374184615)
Discovery date: 2020-01-04 11:47:15.000 (JD=2458852.9911458)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-04 11:47:15.000
Flux: 19.32 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-04 10:09:53
Limiting flux: 20.6143 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/2020nq