Discovery certificate for object 2020qag
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 78272 [ 2020TNSTR2230....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-07-22 01:16:05
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

C. Fremling (Caltech) on behalf of the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) collaboration report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2020qag
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abluhjf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:04:26.608 (286.1108678) DEC = -20:35:17.44 (-20.588177)
Discovery date: 2020-07-15 06:31:40.800 (JD=2459045.772)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-07-15 06:31:40.800
Flux: 17.35 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-07-13 06:33:07
Limiting flux: 20.3 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: