Discovery certificate for object 2020ns
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58207 [ 2020TNSTR..71....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-07 13:10:13
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 2020ns
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acyxlzm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:41:14.637 (175.310987425) DEC = +05:59:52.70 (5.997972475)
Discovery date: 2020-01-07 11:31:25.000 (JD=2458855.980162)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-07 11:31:25.000
Flux: 19.45 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-05 13:05:50
Limiting flux: 20.3473 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/2020ns