Discovery certificate for object 2020qcn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 78409 [ 2020TNSTR2243....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-07-23 11:02:50
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 2020qcn
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abocwmm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:20:11.045 (350.04602286) DEC = +14:48:14.75 (14.80409856)
Discovery date: 2020-07-22 11:42:56.160 (JD=2459052.9881481)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-07-22 11:42:56.160
Flux: 19.8 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-07-21 10:54:24
Limiting flux: 20.6959 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/2020qcn