Discovery certificate for object 2020asp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 59766 [ 2020TNSTR.250....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2020-01-24 21:45:20
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 2020asp
Discoverer internal name: ZTF20aahntru
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:36:07.810 (144.0325399) DEC = +37:42:47.97 (37.7133252)
Discovery date: 2020-01-23 10:09:57.000 (JD=2458871.9235764)

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


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2020-01-23 10:09:57.000
Flux: 20.29 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2020-01-23 07:25:20
Limiting flux: 20.1104 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: