Discovery certificate for object 2020pk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58300 [ 2020TNSTR..79....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-08 14:20:18
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 2020pk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aabqiuv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:09:37.629 (227.40678925) DEC = +52:32:46.31 (52.5461961)
Discovery date: 2020-01-02 12:18:26 (JD=2458851.0128125)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-02 12:18:26
Flux: 19.5 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2020pk