Discovery certificate for object 2020abal
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 90826 [ 2020TNSTR3584....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-11-27 03:18:20
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 2020abal
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19aaweqwa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:30:30.780 (307.62825054783) DEC = -12:03:16.80 (-12.05466563913)
Discovery date: 2020-10-28 03:35:54.816 (JD=2459150.6499421)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-10-28 03:35:54.816
Flux: 18.62 ABMag
Filter: g-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: