Discovery certificate for object 2020qa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58318 [ 2020TNSTR..80....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-08 18:02:14
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_CLU_PUBLIC)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

K. De (Caltech) on behalf of ZTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020qa
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaerpfi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:07:34.251 (226.8927124) DEC = +19:36:27.52 (19.6076454)
Discovery date: 2020-01-05 12:56:26 (JD=2458854.0391898)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-05 12:56:26
Flux: 20.4427 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-02 13:25:58
Limiting flux: 19.955 ABMag
Filter: g-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/2020qa