Discovery certificate for object 2020sk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 58520 [ 2020TNSTR.105....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-11 11:20:44
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: SN 2020sk
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aaevgyr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:04:49.694 (196.2070571) DEC = +10:45:35.33 (10.7598143)
Discovery date: 2020-01-05 12:32:57 (JD=2458854.0228935)


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

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-05 12:32:57
Flux: 20.35 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-02 13:52:41
Limiting flux: 19.5843 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/2020sk