Discovery certificate for object 2020qfn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 78566 [ 2020TNSTR2257....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-07-24 18:01:24
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 2020qfn
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abokitd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:47:16.743 (56.8197627) DEC = +40:51:47.73 (40.8632572)
Discovery date: 2020-07-21 10:20:21.120 (JD=2459051.9308)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-07-21 10:20:21.120
Flux: 20.2326 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-07-18 11:21:42
Limiting flux: 20.36 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: