Discovery certificate for object 2020qbd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 78343 [ 2020TNSTR2231....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-07-22 11:49:09
Sender: ZTF (ZTF_AMPEL_NEW)
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 2020qbd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18acvpsux
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:37:04.638 (54.26932325) DEC = +33:28:12.16 (33.47004515)
Discovery date: 2020-07-22 10:25:28.704 (JD=2459052.9343634)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-07-22 10:25:28.704
Flux: 19.1 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/2020qbd