Discovery certificate for object 2020qtm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 79218 [ 2020TNSTR2391....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-08-05 06:49:55
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 2020qtm
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20abotoap
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:07:20.474 (241.83530823333) DEC = +15:41:37.59 (15.6937755)
Discovery date: 2020-08-05 04:39:42.336 (JD=2459066.6942361)


Remarks: See arXiv:1904.05922 for selection criteria.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-08-05 04:39:42.336
Flux: 19.44 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-08-05 04:23:08
Limiting flux: 20.0737 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/2020qtm